Guigal Gigondas Rouge 2016 - 750ml

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95pts Jeb Dunnuck

  The finest effort I’ve tasted from this estate’s Gigondas, their 2016 is a drop-dead gorgeous wine that competes with the best in the appellation. Loads of framboise, lavender, garrigue, and hints of game emerge from this sweetly fruited, full-bodied, powerful yet elegant Gigondas. It’s beautiful wine and I continue to believe that 2016 is one of the greatest vintages ever (if not the greatest) for the Southern Rhône.   (12/2019)

 92pts Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Guigal's 2016 Gigondas offers up a luscious mouthful of pomegranate and raspberry fruit. Sourced from higher elevations within the appellation, it's full-bodied and velvety, but it retains a paradoxical sense of lightness and remains easy to drink, adding hints of garrigue on the finish. (JC)   (12/2019)

Winemaker Notes

Purple. Intense nose dominated by peach and apricot with licorice and notes of undergrowth. Generous, powerful and full-bodied with a long elegant finish. A frank attack, racy with soft tannic structure.

Blend: 70% Grenache, 20 % Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre