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Domaine du Grapillon d'Or 1806 Gigondas 2017 Wine Review

Domaine du Grapillon d'Or 1806 Gigondas 2017

Domaine du Grapillon d'Or 1806 Gigondas 2017

Rhône A.C., France

Community Score:94/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $36.95

Drink: 2019-2026

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Domaine du Grapillon d'Or

Agent: The Merchant Vintner Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 94/100

This is black liquid velvet; so tantalizing to the tongue and senses. Gigondas is my go-to region on a restaurant list. There are 35 acres planted for this wine that produces 50,000 bottles a year. The average age of the vines is 40 years, which imparts incredible depth and complexity of flavour in the wine. The grape are hand-picked and selected. Bursting with aromas and flavours of fleshy dark fruit, dark spices, dried herbs and garrigue. This wine is unfiltered. Pair with prime rib.

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This Domaine du Grapillon d'Or 1806 Gigondas 2017 was reviewed on February 21, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Produced by Céline et Bernard Chauvet, Proprietor, this robust French red wine is located at the foot of Dentelles de Montmirail (mountains). The Chauvet family have owned and operated this winery since 1806. The 2012 vintage of the Gigondas 1806 is a blend of 80% Grenache and 20% Syrah grapes. The wine was matured in large, second use oak barrels. - Community Wine Reviews

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