"Lieu dit" - Red

Soil type

Steep sloped vineyards. Gneiss with granite streaks

Grape variety

100 % Syrah.

Average age of vines

20 to 75 years


Temperature controlled alcoholic fermentation up to 33°C.


50% new oak barrels. 50% barrels of one wine.

Average yield

37 Hl/hectare.

Average annual production

12.000 bottles.


Eye : Deep red
Nose : Complex with dominant black fruit and delicate oak aromas. A pure and intense nose.
Palate : A powerful attack. Round and elegant tannins.
Overall : A veritable success. Fresh and powerful. Will become more refined with age.

Our comment

This wine is a unique expression of the excellence of the lieu-dit « Saint-Joseph » appellation and these vineyards are from amongst the very best of this up-and-coming appellation in the northern Côtes-du-Rhône. These very slopes lent their name to the Saint-Joseph appellation when it was created. The label was designed by Roger PFUND, a Franco-Swiss artist who is a specialist in the design of bank notes.

Vintages 2013

eRobertParker.com #216 - Dec 2014
Score : (91-93)

The 2013 Saint Joseph Lieu Dit Saint Joseph is a classic Northern Rhone Syrah that has an old-school feel in its acidity, tannin structure and finish. Loaded with pepper, violets, crushed rock and crunchy black fruits, it’s medium-bodied, concentrated and focused, with an overriding elegance. This will see a slightly extended élevage prior to bottling, but it should be a long-lived Saint Joseph. Jeb Dunnuck.


A boire/à garder

Serving temperature

16°C to 18°C.

Ageing potential

10 years

Food and wine matching

Red meat, game and cheese.
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