Ravoire Gigondas Red wine - 6 bottle case

Add to cart
  • Description

This is a red wine created in the heart of the Dentelles of Montmirail, on the rocky terraces of the commune of Gigondas. This wine confers panache and longevity, making it very special.

Ravoire Gigondas - 6 bottle case red wine

Tasting notes: The Gigondas Olivier Ravoire is a relatively modern style effort made from 85% Grenache and 15% Syrah which has around 20% of the blend in new barrels. Its deep purple/ruby colour is followed by impressive cassis, spice and sweet oak notes. Medium to full-bodied on the taste, with a forward, charming style, it’s not a massive wine, yet should drink nicely on release and over the following 6-7 years. Rating 88-90 -The Wine Advocate,
Wine-making process: The grapes are handpicked, with a meagre yield of approximately 20 hl/ha and advanced ripening. The fruits are then de-stalked and treaded, and each vintage is matured separately. The wine-making process is punctuated with the manual immersion of the skins in the must. It undergoes a long fermentation at a controlled temperature to enhance extraction and increase the suppleness of the tannins for this well-structured wine.
Wine sensory analysis: Visual aspect: purple colour with violet hues.
Olfactory description: highly colourful nose with fragrances of Garrigue and pit fruits.
Tasting: Potent mouth, initially silky, then develops into well-balanced tannins. The finale offers superb aromatic persistence.
Suggested dish and wine associations: Grilled beef ribs. Rich cheeses.
Best served between 16 and 18°C.
Ageing: 10 years of ageing potential.

Stocked stored in our warehouse in Derbyshire, we deliver to all of the UK
You can choose the delivery date as you checkout
All prices include the VAT and duty