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Tourade Gigondas

Vintage

2017

Producer

Domaine de la Tourade

Country

France

Region

Rhone

Sub-Region

Gigondas

Composition

80% GRENACHE, 10% SYRAH, 10% MOURVÈDRE

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WINEMAKER NOTES

The property has belonged to the family for some generations. Frédéric Haut who is André Richard’s son-in-law is the 4th generation. The domain covers 20 ha in the appellations Gigondas (8 ha.), Vacqueyras (8 ha.), Muscat de Beaumes de Venise (2 ha.) and Cotes du Rhone (2 ha.).

TASTING NOTES

Ruby color, with a wild and mineral nose. Notes of black fruits in the taste; the tannins are very round and velvety. Wine to keep 3-10 years. To be served with red meat in sauce.

VINEYARD

  • Soil: Clay-Limestone
  • Appellation: Gigondas
  • Area: 8 hectares

VINIFICATION

  • Vinification: Traditional; manual without de-stemming
  • Vatting: 3 weeks
  • Aging: In old foudres for 18 months