M. Chapoutier - Gigondas 2012Tannic and Spicy
Available 4th Sep 2016
Country of OriginFrance
- Food MatchRed Meats
- Food MatchRoasted Dishes
- Grape TypeCinsault
- Grape TypeGrenache/Garnacha
- Grape TypeMourvedre
- Grape TypeSyrah/Shiraz
- Residual Sugar g/l2.2
Colour: Ruby colour.
Nose: Elegant and powerful nose, aromas of strawberry jam, and pepper.
Palate: The attack is floral, tannic and spicy.
Serve with all grilled or roast meats. Ox braised, Stew, Civets. Cheese.
Soil: Sandstone and rocky alluvions. This terroir gives great elegance and subtlety. The vineyard is situated between Orange and the "Mont Ventoux", on the left bank of the Rhone.
Harvest: Hand harvesting at maturity.
Vinification: This Gigondas is vinified in the traditional way with daily pumping-over.
Maturing: Part of the wine ages in oak casks; the other part in vats.
Bottling after 12 to 16 months of maturing.