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The 2004 Saint Cosme Cotes-du-Rhone…

…is drinking beautifully. Don’t worry about the synthetic cork. I recently drank a 2000 Maculan Brentino with a synthetic cork and it was great. But this should not be about synthetic corks. Rather, just a quick note that a 14 dollar wine from two vintages ago is as pure and lovely as a Syrah that [More]

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2005 Saint Cosme Cotes-Du-Rhone: Day 2

Phenomenal! The fruit is all there. So pure, true, and delicious. The definition of Syrah. What a great wine! I cannot stress this enough: BUY A CASE. PUT IT SOMEWHERE RELATIVELY COOL AND DARK. OPEN IT IN 2008. DRINK ONE BOTTLE EVERY MONTH. REPEAT WITH THE 2006 VINTAGE AND RINSE. Don’t come cryin’ to me [More]

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2005 Saint Cosme Cotes-Du-Rhone

I can never stop posting about this wine. The 2005 is a big-time winner, just like the 2003 and 2004. To recap: 100% Syrah, no oak, ageworthy. It is the best wine in the world for under 15 bucks…AGAIN!!! I wish I still had some 03s, have 6 04s, and tucked a case of 05s [More]

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