2012 Eric Texier Côtes du Rhône Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban Vieille Serine Domaine de Pergaud


  • France
  • Rhône
  • Northern Rhône
  • Côtes du Rhône Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban
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Community Tasting Notes 17

  • Anonymous wrote: 91 points

    September 16, 2019 - Oops. Given my success with the 2011 Brézème Pergaud recently I thought the more solar vintage form the earlier maturing St.J-St.A site would be open for business. Not really. The pedigree and depth of the wine is apparent, but the structure dominates today and not even a ton of coaxing will bring it fully out. That being ssaid, it was still enjoyable and if I didn't know what more ready bottles of this tasted like I would have been happy. I don't think it's that far, maybe 2-3 years before I should dip back in but it looks like I've been drinking one a year, so that'll probably happen.

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  • GDa202 Likes this wine: 90 points

    January 20, 2019 - Lovely, almost “Burgundian-style Cote Rotie” in its deft, well judged, use of Syrah. Gorgeous aromatic nose and a cherry/red fruit palette with perfect acidity and well integrated tannins. My first experience of Texier, courtesy of a generous friend. It won’t be the last. Clearly a wine-maker with fine judgement.

  • Nojomoschwa Likes this wine: 92 points

    August 8, 2018 - Wow, what a wine! This was actually best on Day 4 (we didn't finish on Day 1 and revisited it then, not in-between). It had started to become very silky, complex and intriguing. Loved it. Always a fan of his wines, but never had this, and came across it on SommSelect. Very reasonable price for the quality.

  • kaush Likes this wine: 90 points

    July 4, 2018 - No notes taken
    Had dark fruit, Very good acidity, soft tannin that attained a little more angularity and structure the next day. Very savory. Age had been kind to it. Good wine, went well with grilled lamb (but I guess we expect it to)

  • ziavino wrote: 90 points

    June 9, 2018 - PnP, with notes of black cherry, tar, and smoked meat on the nose. Black cherry and tar up front on the palate, with background floral notes and ripe tannins on the finish.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type Red
  • Producer Eric Texier
  • Varietal Syrah
  • Designation Vieille Serine
  • Vineyard Domaine de Pergaud
  • Country France
  • Region Rhône
  • SubRegion Northern Rhône
  • Appellation Côtes du Rhône Saint-Julien-en-Saint-Alban
  • UPC Code 3760102330258

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 105 (64%)
  • Consumed 60 (36%)

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