Domaine de l'Espigouette
80% GRENACHE, 10% SYRAH, 10% MOURVEDRE
93 points Wine Spectator
Domaine de l’Espigouette is an organically grown vineyard that has been family run for four generations, and is located in the Rhone Valley of France. The estate is currently run by Bernard Latour, his wife, and his two sons Julian and Emilien; who carefully work the vineyard according to the climatic characteristics of vintage and different terroirs.
Dark red in color; there is a grilled overlay to its Grenache red plum fruit, low-key herbs, and trace of crème de menthe and eucalyptus. Spicy on the palate, with prunes and raising. Assertive tannins.
Syrah & Mourvedre vines aged at 30+ yrs; Grenache 60+yrs