Saint-Joseph "La Source" 2015 - Ferraton Père & Fils


Saint-Joseph is another typical appellation from Northern Rhône. This wine shows powerful aromas of red fruit and flowers and a long, spicy finish. A very well made bottle, still quite young so if you have the patience, we would advise to wait a couple of years to enjoy it better... In any case, you should easily understand why it received 94 from Robert Parker!
 
Did you know?
Just like Crozes Hermitage, Syrah is the only permitted grape for red Saint-Joseph.

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grape
Ferraton Père & Fils
2015
Saint-Joseph
Rhône Valley
Dry Red wine
100% Syrah
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2024
Decant 1 hours before
16-18°C
Rack of lamb
 BodyBody Scale Red WineBarrel.pngTechnical stuffSaint-Joseph "La Source" 2015
 FruitOak Scale Red Wine 
Soil
Vines
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Granite 
35 years old
Manual
14%
12 months in oak barrels (partly)
 ComplexityComplexity Scale Red Wine
Expert.pngWhat experts say
Robert-Parker

94/100 "Another huge, sexy wine is the 2015 St Joseph La Source, which at this quality, sells for a song. Black raspberries, cassis, red currants, licorice and graphite all emerge from this full-bodied beauty that has sweet tannin and a stacked mid-palate. It will benefit from 2-3 years of bottle age and drink well for over a decade. Twenty-eight bucks? More please."

93/100 "A light honeyed edge adds intrigue to the core of apricot, yellow apple and star fruit flavors, while heather and salted butter notes fill in on the finish. Provides opulence without sacrificing freshness. Drink now through 2019."

16/20 "Cask sample. Tasted blind. Very ripe and glossy initially. Just a bit lacking juice in the middle. Drying finish, which is a shame because it’s so good at the start. Falls away on the end."

 

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Saint-Joseph "La Source" 2015 - Ferraton Père & Fils

Saint-Joseph "La Source" 2015 - Ferraton Père & Fils

Saint-Joseph is another typical appellation from Northern Rhône. This wine shows powerful aromas of red fruit and flowers and a long, spicy finish. A very well made bottle, still quite young so if you have the patience, we would advise to wait a couple of years to enjoy it better... In any case, you should easily understand why it received 94 from Robert Parker!
 
Did you know?
Just like Crozes Hermitage, Syrah is the only permitted grape for red Saint-Joseph.

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