Saturated ruby. Mineral- and spice-tinged red and dark fruit aromas are complemented by suggestions of candied licorice and pungent flowers. Distinctly lively and sharply delineated offering concentrated blackberry floral pastille and spicecake flavors and a zesty mineral quality. Rich yet energetic with noteworthy balance and focus. Shows superb energy lift and thrust on the impressively long finish which is framed by smooth even tannins.v
I continue to love the 2013 St Joseph and it's a classic elegant beauty that offers lots of minerality purple fruits olive pepper and liquid violets characteristics. Possessing medium-bodied richness ultra-fine tannin and a lively already hard to resist style drink it anytime over the coming decade.