Cost: $23.95 Grape Variety: Grenache & Syrah Category: Red Wine Location Bought: LCBO VINTAGES Country: France Region: Gigondas Format: 750 mL Producer: Pierre Amadieu Alcohol: 14.5 % Description: Deep ruby in colour with a muted nose. Now this is an easy drinking wine!
Positives: Cedar, cassis, blackberry, plum, thyme, rosemary, white and black peppers and bay leaves. Medium+ body with medium tannins, good acidity and a fairly long length. The 14.5% alcohol is well integrated.
Negatives: Muted nose
Drink now or over the next 2 years on its own or pair it with rack of lamb.
Tasted: 4 March 2013
Score: 9+/10, Value: 9/10, Total: 18+/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+