2020 Courbis Saint Joseph La Cotte Sud

Syrah - 750ML
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jebdunnuck.com, December 2022

(94+ points) Also terrific, the 2020 Saint Joseph La Cotte Sud has a riper, spicier style in its red and black fruits, scorched earth, violets, and spicy, incense, and meaty nuances. It's another powerful, concentrated...
WA 94

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 2022

(92 - 94 points) Still aging in 50% new oak at the time of my visit, the 2020 Saint Joseph La Cotte Sud—from a hectare of vines planted on south-facing granitic soils in 1986—is a dense, powerful expression of the...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Syrah
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-region Northern Rhone
Appellation St Joseph
Vintage 2020
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the 2020 Courbis Saint Joseph La Cotte Sud, a mesmerizing red wine that embodies the essence of the Northern Rhone region in France. Crafted with utmost care and expertise by the renowned producer, Courbis, this wine is a true testament to their commitment to excellence.

In the glass, this wine displays a deep and alluring red color, hinting at its intensity and richness. The aromas that waft from the glass are nothing short of captivating. Ripe red and black fruits take center stage, accompanied by subtle notes of scorched earth, violets, and a mesmerizing array of spices. The bouquet is further enhanced by delicate incense and meaty nuances, adding complexity and intrigue.

On the palate, the 2020 Courbis Saint Joseph La Cotte Sud reveals its true character. It is a powerful and concentrated wine, yet impeccably balanced, showcasing the artistry of the winemaking team. The flavors of red and black fruits intertwine harmoniously, offering a symphony of taste sensations. The firm tannins provide structure and depth, while the well-integrated acidity adds freshness and vibrancy. The finish is long and memorable, leaving a lingering impression of mocha-tinged richness.

This wine has received high praise from esteemed wine critics. Jeb Dunnuck awarded it an impressive score of 94+ points, describing it as another beautifully made wine from the Courbis team. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate also bestowed a score of 94 points, noting its dense and powerful expression of terroir.

To fully appreciate the magnificence of the 2020 Courbis Saint Joseph La Cotte Sud, it is recommended to enjoy it alongside hearty dishes such as roasted lamb or game meats. Decanting is also advisable to allow the wine to fully express its aromatic complexity.

With its undeniable allure and exceptional quality, the 2020 Courbis Saint Joseph La Cotte Sud is a must-have for any wine enthusiast seeking a truly remarkable experience.