A typical Gigondas, medium to full bodied red with a nose of ripe red berries and black cherry. On the palate, it shows a solid structure with spicy tannins, coming from the mourvèdre grape. If you like warms red wines from the South of the Rhône Valley, this wine is definitely for you!
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|A typical Gigondas, medium to full bodied red with a nose of ripe red berries and black cherry. On the palate, it shows a solid structure with spicy tannins, coming from the mourvèdre grape. If you like warms red wines from the South of the Rhône Valley, this wine is definitely for you!|
|Wine Characteristics||Tasting and cellaring|
|Producer||Maison Paul Jaboulet Aîné||Eye||Dark red|
|Vintage||2011||Nose||Ripe red berries and black cherry|
|Appellation||Gigondas||Mouth||Full-bodied and powerful, it is a dense and rich red with aromas|
|Area||Rhône Valley||of blackberry and cassis and spicy tannins|
|Grapes||Grenache (80%) Syrah (10%)||Drink before||2020|
|Mourvèdre (10%)||Open||1 hour before|
|This full-bodied and powerful red will be nice with tasty meats in stew like lamb or beef.|
|A word about the domain|
|Created in 1834 by Antoine Jaboulet, Maison Paul Jaboulet Aîné generally does not need to be introduced to wine amateurs. Its famous Hermitage la Chapelle, among other wines, has made its prestigious reputation. The Frey family, who bought the domain in 2006, are continuously making huge investments to maintain the highest possible standards. Owners of some of the best parcels in the region, they treat the vines with a profound respect. They also buy grapes from carefully selected producers, who they work with very closely.|
|What experts say|
|About the domain|
Robert Parker: 3*
Bettane & Desseauve : 4*
La Revue du Vin de France: 1*
|And finally for the wine geeks…|
|Soil||Stony red clay alluvium and wide terraces facing North|
|Age of vines||40 years old|
|Maturing||12 months in French oak barrels|
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