Gour de Chaule Gigondas Cuvee Tradition 2016

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Synopsis, Our Opinion: An OUTSTANDING Grenache Blend.

Producer/Winery: Stephanie Fumoso; Domaine du Gour de Chaulé; Gigondas, France.

Grape Variety: Grenache Blend.

Geographic Appellation, Region, Country: Gigondas; Southern Rhône, France.

Vintage: 2016

Price: $36.00

Purchased From: Kogod Wine Merchant; Encinitas, California.

Paired With: Roast pork loin with mac & cheese and broccoli.

Tasting:

    Opened one hour before drinking. Clear, dark ruby with a substantial purple tint and a light purple rim. Very nice musty raspberry and juicy fruit aromas. A lively, fresh and gritty mouthfeel, medium to full body and a 60-grit texture. Lots of blackberry, plum and black olive flavors. Mildly edgy acidity, very well integrated dusty tannins and a long mineral and slightly spicy finish. WOW, fantastic texture with intense fruit tastes. This was one of those wines that just got better and better as we sipped…the next bottle will be decanted. We called it an OUTSTANDING Grenache Blend.

    Stephanie Fumoso working in her vineyard
    Photo from Domaine du Gour de Chaulé

Comments: Learn more about Domaine du Gour de Chaulé and their wines.

Alcohol Content: 13%

Closure: Aluminum covered 50mm natural cork.

UPC Code: 8 55152 00169 2

Imported by: Rosenthal Wine Merchant; New York, New York.

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