Tardieu-Laurent Gigondas 2015

This is a delicious Gigondas from Tardieu Laurent and one of the better wines I have tried from this appellation. It has savoury and immediately appealing aromas of boysenberry, blueberry and well integrated cedar. The palate is full bodied with attractive grippy tannins, a refined balance, medium acidity and ripe boysenberry fruit. Long length onContinue reading “Tardieu-Laurent Gigondas 2015”

Guigal C么tes du Rh么ne 2011

I view Guigal’s C么tes du Rh么ne as the entry level benchmark of the southern Rhone valley style of GSM (grenache, syrah and mourvedre) blends. 聽It is universally available in my experience, well made and is good value. 聽The blend is in fact 50% syrah, 45% grenache and 5% mourvedre. 聽An “SGM” blend somehow rolls ofContinue reading “Guigal C么tes du Rh么ne 2011”