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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Clos des Cazaux

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Gigondas

Grape Blend:

Grenache | Syrah | Mourvedre

Gigondas, Cuvée de la Tour Sarrazine, 2016

Tasting Note:

Apart from being a candidate for one of the most beautiful vineyard locations in the world, La Tour Sarrazine produces some pretty fantastic wine. Mixing Southern Rhone warmth, spice and wild herb character with high-altitude freshness, this is a Southern Rhone blend that keeps you coming back for more. Floral notes of red berries and cherries, bright sweet red fruit, touches of kirsch, and underling notes of salt crystals and warming woody spices. Great intensity and genuine spark. Superb. An unoaked blend of 70% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 15% Mourvedre from rocky, late-ripening parcels high up in the Dentelles de Montmirail.

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France’s wine growing “Rhone Valley” in reality covers two very distinct wine growing regions, separated by a vine-free gap of approximately 30 miles. Whilst the A.O.C. Cotes de Rhone can in theory come from both the North and the South, in practice the two zones produce remarkably distinct wines. ...

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