A blend of black Grenache and Syrah, this Gigondas has a dark ruby color. Fruity and spicy aromas. Complex and elegant wine, well structure with a long finish. 92 points by Wine Spectator.
WINEMAKER Philippe & Jean Claude Lambert
GRAPE VARIETIES 50% Grenache, 50% Syrah
TERROIR Clay-limestone, stony soil. The 35 years old vines located on the Gigondas plateau are hand harvested.
CULTURE & VINIFICATION After the harvest, the fruit is destemmed and undergoes alcohol fermentation with controlled temperatures. Long vatting period around 15 to 20 days, followed by malolactic fermentation in tanks.
AGING 9 month in concrete tanks.
FOOD PAIRING Lamb and vegetable gratin.