Saint Joseph Deschants M Chapoutier, Northern Rhône, France 2012
100% Syrah aged in vats with a part of oak casks from 12 to 18 months.
A intense garnet red. Very floral (violet) on the nose, developing into liquorice and spice aromas. The palate has supple attack with dominant red fruits flavours and the finish is long with flavours of spice.
Serve with fish in tapenade sauce, small game, lamb, cooked pork meats and soft cheeses particularly goat’s cheese.