Saint Joseph Vignes de l'Hospice 2016
The wine comes from the most impressive and exclusive appellation in Saint Joseph. Deep dark color. Dense nose, initially impressions of terroir dominate, then more and more black berry fruit is added, ripe black cherry and delicate oak. Plums in the first taste and a hint of licorice, next to it perfectly drawn structure. Looks cool and dense, then lets go again to stick intensely. Very deep and long. In the finale there are very nice herbal aromas. Extremely high potential, should be one of the absolute endurance runners in this appellation known for lightweights.