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Château De Gourgazaud Reserve 2013 Wine Review

Château De Gourgazaud Reserve 2013

Château De Gourgazaud Reserve 2013

Minervois La Livinière, Midi, Languedoc A.C., France

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2016-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Château De Gourgazaud

Agent: Churchill Cellars Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Aromas of black fruit, toasty oak, tar and dark spice. Château de Gourgazaud makes this terrific red wine from southern France. Château de Gourgazaud celebrated 200 years of wine production in 2014. The estate has 70 hectares of vineyards, of which 40 hectares are designated AC, the appellation control designation. The balance are Vin de Pays d’Oc, and still yield wines of great quality. This full-bodied red wine is made mostly from Syrah grapes, but there's also Mourvèdre. This wine is aged for 12 moths in oak barrels. This is gorgeous wine country to visit, and even better wine to drink. Pleasantly bitter finish. Try it with grilled meats tonight.

Food pairings: roast leg of lamb, barbecued ribs or wings.

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This Château De Gourgazaud Reserve 2013 was reviewed on October 29, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2010  2004 

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A Syrah, Mourvedre blend, aged in oak 12 mos. Red berries, dark fruit and leather aromatics, then a voluptuous palate with red berry flavours, licorice, dried herbs and well-integrated oak. Satiny mouthfeel and long velvety finish. A wonderful wine to savour or give as a gift.
Tasted Oct. 2016
Château de Gourgazaud makes this well-balanced Syrah and Mourvèdre wine from the south of France. The estate has 70 hectares of vineyards, 40 are Appellation Controlee designated. - Community Wine Reviews

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