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Gigondas, Domaine de la Bouïssière 2018

Introduction

Set against the spectacular cliffs of the Dentelles de Montmirail, Domaine de la Bouïssière planted the first vines 60 years ago. This is the most northern of the important southern Rhône appellations. At 400 meters above sea level, the terrior produces mineral and intense wines.

A blend of Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvèdre harvested by hand, almost all of the grapes are de-stemmed, fermented for 30 days, and aged for 12 months in partly new barrels.

Grenache and Syrah lend character and delicacy to this racy, harmonious, fresh wine, with well-integrated tannins; resulting in a Gigondas that has a wonderful ability to develop complex aromatic and tasting notes over the years.

Taste profile

Color: Medium purple Aroma: Richly expressive, notes of black fruits, spices, licorice Taste: Generous notes of black fruits; full and smooth tannin, fleshy mouth long and spicy finish.

food pairing

Lamb, duck confit, Provencal stew, Ossobuco

summary

A powerful and generous wine that captures the best attributes of the southern Rhône slopes, this Gigondas is a perfect pairing to all meat dishes at HENRI. This love and pride is also one of the most desirable pairing wines with many French, Italian and Spanish dishes.