St Cosme Cotes du Rhone Les Deux Albion Blancs
“From the old world, we have the medium-bodied St Cosme Cotes du Rhone Les Deux Albion Blancs – the very first international wine being offered on Somm On Call! A marvel from limestone rich terroir, its salty minerality and notes of dried apricots and white flowers leave a long-lasting, satisfying finish on the palate.”
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About the Wine
This is a throwback wine to my days at Burrata. We always had a very healthy selection of international wines. Starting out on my wine journey, that is where I got my first experience with top quality wines from France, Spain and Italy. The foreign wines lived in the top corner of the cellar not to be disturbed unless they were ordered and in South Africa where most drink South Africa wine this did not happen very often. I got to know them by name and sight very well from doing the dreaded monthly stock takes. They were a few staples like this one that just stuck in my head and when I got an opportunity to taste them it was greatly satisfying. Like walking past a pair of shoes in a show window every day until you finally get a chance to try them on. It is thus a great pleasure for me to offer this wine to you.
It is the perfect foil to the Flame Lilly in that it is made in a similar style. It also like the Flame Lilly has a decent whack of Viognier which is part of the 2020 Flame Lilly for the last time this vintage.