taste with alex domaine courbis Saint Joseph 2017

Taste with Alex: Saint Joseph white 2017 Domaine Courbis


The new episode of Taste with Alex: Saint Joseph white 2017 Domaine Courbis is out!

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  • fun facts to convey to your entourage afterwards

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Let’s dive into the tasting of Saint Joseph white 2017 from Domaine Courbis!!

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Saint Joseph 2017 / Domaine Courbis
Saint Joseph AOC / 13%abv.
97% Marsanne + 3% Roussanne

Pale golden colour

Defined aromas with medium(+) intensity
Ripe green fruit (apple, pear, quince), ripe citrus fruit (lemon peel, orange peel), flowers (elderflower, acacia, white flowers), herbs (honeysuckle), oak (vanilla, cinnamon, light toast), yeast (bread dough, yeasty), oxidation (walnut) and bottle ageing (hazelnut, honey)

Dry, medium acidity, medium alcohol, medium(+) body, long finish
Flavours of medium(+) intensity with apple, quince, lemon peel, orange peel, vanilla, light toast, bread dough, walnut, hazelnut and honey

Very good wine: complex, oily & vivid
To serve at 10-12°C
To drink now or save until 2024

With aĂŻoli, asparagus & morels, oysters baked in foie gras, spaghettis alla carbonara, lobster risotto, miso soup, gambas with coconut milk & mashed potatoes, Camembert with truffle,…

Fun fact: The AOC Saint Joseph produces 90% of red wines, in which up to 15% of white grape varieties are allowed in blends. This is however little practiced!


Did you know the Saint-Joseph AOC also makes white wines? Have you ever tasted one?

Let me know in the comments below!

P.S.: Wondering where those aromas of bread dough, toast and vanilla come from? Check out my video on the 7 winemaking methods you absolutely want to know about!


Note de dégustation Saint Joseph Blanc 2017 Domaine Courbis

Note de dégustation Saint Joseph Blanc 2017 Domaine Courbis
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Saint Joseph 2017 / Domaine Courbis
Saint Joseph AOC / 13%vol.
97% Marsanne + 3% Roussanne

Or pĂąle

ArĂŽmes dĂ©finis d’intensitĂ© moyenne(+)
Fruits verts mĂ»rs (pomme, poire, coing), agrumes mĂ»rs (Ă©corce de citron, Ă©corce d’orange), fleurs (fleur de sureau, acacia, fleurs blanches), herbes (tilleul), bois (vanille, cannelle, pain lĂ©gĂšrement grillĂ©), Ă©levage sur lies (pĂąte Ă  pain, levures), oxydation (noix) et vieillissement en bouteille (noisette, miel)

Sec, acidité moyenne, alcool moyen, corps moyen(+), fin de bouche longue
Saveurs d’intensitĂ© prononcĂ©e : pomme, coing, Ă©corce de citron, Ă©corce d’orange, vanille, pain lĂ©gĂšrement grillĂ©, pĂąte Ă  pain, noix, noisette et miel

TrĂšs bon vin : complexe, huileux & vif
Servir à 10-12°C
A boire maintenant ou à garder jusqu’en 2024

AĂŻoli, asperges aux morilles, huĂźtres chaudes gratinĂ©es au foie gras, spaghettis Ă  la carbonara, risotto au homard, soupe miso, gambas au lait de coco et purĂ©e de pommes de terre, Camembert Ă  la truffe,…

Le saviez-vous ? L’appellation Saint Joseph produit 90% de vins rouges, dans lesquels jusqu’à 15% de cĂ©pages blancs peuvent ĂȘtre assemblĂ©s. Ceci est en rĂ©alitĂ© trĂšs peu pratiquĂ©.


Savais-tu que l’appellation Saint-Joseph faisait aussi du vin blanc ? En as-tu dĂ©jĂ  dĂ©gustĂ© ?

Dis-le-moi en commentaire ci-dessous !

P.S. : Tu te demandes d’oĂč viennent ces arĂŽmes de pĂąte Ă  pain, pain grillĂ© et vanille ? Ma vidĂ©o sur les 7 mĂ©thodes de vinification Ă  connaĂźtre est pour toi !

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