Tasting notes: Intense aromas of black cherries, then a wisp of smoke creeps in along with some hints of toasted cocoa beans. Deep and intense, this wine slowly reveals its secrets - black cherries, dark chocolate, a hint of clove and nutmeg - hugely rich and enveloping but with elegance.
Food match: Ideal with a good Provençale daube or game dishes. Also a treat with hard cheeses, particularly farmhouse cheddar.
Please note that the sale of alcohol to under-18s is prohibited.
Region : Rhône, France
Grapes : Grenache Noir 70%, Mourvèdre 15%, Syrah 15%
Alcohol : 14,5%
Gigondas is a single village 'cru' of the southern Rhône valley whose vineyards nestle under the
jagged, lacy peaks of the Dentelles de Montmirail mountains.