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Gigondas

A duplicate entry here – the other one is in my previous book – but the difference is a little more tannin maturity. Still …

The bloody, gamey notes on this, coupled with plenty of peppery, spicy aromatics made this a decent enough match for a game stew on …

So, the real opening was with this – chosen to compliment a main course of game (rabbit, pheasant, venison and squirrel) and beef-shin stew. …

Also picked up in Gigondas itself, a day before (or maybe the afternoon after) riding up Mont Ventoux. Dad was less of a fan …

A bottle that Dad had picked up somewhere, and that we drank with pan-fried duck. Pretty good overall, if a little alcoholically overripe (albeit …

Beautiful. Dangerously easy drinking – although the company probably helped make it that way: drank with Sandra, Simon and a very pleasant spread of …

A pity that this is being written 2½ months after drinking, but I have 2 more bottles to verify with! Deep, deep colour, from …

My parents randomly had a bottle of the 1998 vintage of the Montirius Gigondas, so we did a “vertical” test against the 2000 (see …

A Châteauonline recommendation. I agree. Very smooth and easy-drinking wine, but complex, balanced and with some shelf-life. Very deep red with hints of purple …