Equis Saint Joseph 2017 - Vine Republic
Equis Saint Joseph 2017
SKU: 2452

Equis Saint Joseph 2017

  • ws93
  • v92
  • wa91
  • jd90+

750ml
$34.98

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region France, Rhone, St-Joseph
Brand Equis
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
Textured and lythe. Flavors of fresh blueberries and blackberries are accented by notes of fresh cracked black pepper. This is a sumptuous and sensuous Syrah.
Wine Spectator
  • ws93

Fresh and open, with a beam of black cherry and blackberry compote flavors at the core, laced with dried anise, savory and olive hints. Flicker of cast iron keeps the finish grounded. Best from 2021 through 2031. 200 cases made, 50 cases imported.

James Molesworth, December 31, 2020
Vinous
  • v92

Deep, brilliant violet. Mineral-accented cherry and dark berry liqueur aromas are complicated by hints of candied flowers and licorice. Supple and broad on the palate, offering concentrated blackberry and bitter cherry flavors that turn livelier as the wine stretches out. A suave floral pastille note comes up on the broad, clinging finish, which shows sharp clarity and rounded tannins.

Josh Raynolds, April 2020
Wine Advocate
  • wa91

Hints of almond paste and baking spices appear on the nose of the 2017 Saint Joseph, sourced from the same grower in Saint-Jean de Muzols since 2007. It's a bit fuller-bodied than usual, chunky and fleshy, filled with obvious red berries and finishing easy and open.

Joe Czerwinski, January 31, 2020
Jeb Dunnuck
  • jd90+

The 2017 Saint Joseph from Graillot and Schmittel has a forward, sexy perfume of sweet berry fruit, exotic pepper, and sappy herbs. Playing in the medium-bodied end of the spectrum, with building tannins and juicy acidity, it's a classic effort that's going to benefit from 3-4 years of bottle age and keep for a decade.

December 12, 2019