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After 5-10 years they become smooth and velvety with pronounced fruit characteristics of damsons, raspberries, blackcurrants and loganberries.It is now grown extensively in the Southern Rhône where it is blended with Grenache and Mourvèdre to produce the great red wines of Châteauneuf du Pape and Gigondas amongst others.WA - The medium to full-bodied, elegant 2009 St.-Joseph Silice offers up notes of raspberries, black currants, crushed rocks, spring flowers and forest floor.It has an underlying minerality, but the supple tannins, rich, expansive, savory mouthfeel and plush finish result in a stunningly satisfying St.-Joseph to enjoy over the next 7-8 years.
With plenty of bright and red & black fruit, allied to ripe tannins and a great structure, the 2009 St Joseph 'Silice' is a fine example of this up and coming commune.
Little to no sulphur is used, and the wines are bottled without fining and filtering.
A noble black grape variety grown particularly in the Northern Rhône where it produces the great red wines of Hermitage, Cote Rôtie and Cornas, and in Australia where it produces wines of startling depth and intensity.
The region is the first level of administrative divisions on the France map.
The region of Pays de la Loire has the number 52 and is divided into 5 departments, 17 districts, 203 townships and 1502 municipalities.