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Domaine de la Bouissiere, Gigondas, 2014

France · Rhone · Gigondas
This is powerful and balanced wine from the Southern Rhone. Flavours of ripe dark fruits, plum and spices are balanced by fresh, integrated acidity.
€29.99
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Body Medium - Full
Sweetness 1/10
Tannins 3/10
Vineyard
Domaine la Bouissiere
Description
This domaine is located in one of the prime spots in Gigondas at 350 to 500 metres above sea level, just in front of the stunning Dentelles des Montmirail mountains. The grapes get the most extraordinary exposure to sun, protection from winds, are planted on perfect terroirs and are now on average over 50 years old. The use of cement tanks for maturing the young wine post-fermentation is key to its success, according to the owners of the estate, brothers Gilles and Thierry Faravel. It was their grandfather who began growing grapes there; he inherited the land from his own father who had been a postman and a shepherd. They have 9 hectares of vines in Gigondas and they practice organic farming as a matter of habit rather than as a rule, and the wines seem not to suffer as a result.
More Info
  • Alcohol 14.5%
  • Size 750ml
  • Closure Natural Cork
  • Ageing Vessel Concrete Tanks , Oak Foudres
  • Months Ageing 12 Months