Appellation: Gigondas A.C., Sourtern Rhone, France
It’s full bodied, and as they like to say ‘hedonistic’, with a slurpable, slippery texture and firm, slightly sandy, tannins. It’s a lusty wine that Grenache fanciers should find pretty hard to resist.
- FRA - Rhône
...captivating, with fig and hoisin sauce aromas and flavors backed by a riveting graphite note...black tea, licorice snap and perfumy edge of the appellation all lingering through the velvety, lengthy finish.Rating 94 - Wine Spectator
It’s full bodied, and as they like to say ‘hedonistic’, with a slurpable, slippery texture and firm, slightly sandy, tannins. It’s a lusty wine that Grenache fanciers should find pretty hard to resist. Loved it. Rating 94 - Gary Walsh, Winefront
Winery Tasting Notes
75% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre and Cinsault.
...built on a striking expression of fruit and Garrigue. The mouth is all softness, glittering with delicate shades and subtleties.
Wet and challenging conditions led up to the end of spring before a remarkably dry summer. Formidable sunshine and a sustained wind cleansed the Vineyards before harvest began an exceptionally long 120 days after flowering. The wines shows a subtle balance between fruit, crispness, and finesse of the tannins providing the indication of a keeping vintage. The aromatic profiles are complex, powerful, without a hint of over ripeness. Less imposing than in 2005, but amply sufficient, the most striking feature of 2007 is the purity of perfect fruit.