La Solitude Gigondas Bellecoste 2019
$75.00 inc. GST
Case of 6+ bottles: only $65.00/bottle!
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93/100 – Bob Campbell MW
“A blend of grenache, syrah and cinsault. Intense, ripe and rich Gigondas with decadent dark fruit, black pepper, dark chocolate and leather flavours. A big, complex wine that is accessible now but no rush.” – Bob Campbell MW
Tasting Notes: The aromas are of black fruits along with red fruits join the flavours of garrigue and black olives. Powerful tannins blend into a long finish. 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Cinsault. Pair with leg of suckling lamb with thyme flower, ratatouille, Provençal tomatoes, lamb tagine with prunes.
Winemaking: The grapes are vinified in whole bunches in concrete tanks. The vatting lasts a fortnight with gentle extractions. Aging takes place for 70% in vats and for 30% in barrels of several wines.
Region: Rhône AOC, France