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Alain Jaume Gigondas Terrasses De Montmirail

Alain Jaume
2019
2020
$41.99
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionRhone
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionGigondas
Drinking Window
GrapesGrenacheShiraz/SyrahMourvedre
Wine Description:
Alain Jaume Gigondas Terrasses De Montmirail is a highly regarded wine from the Gigondas appellation in the Rhône Valley, France. Crafted by a renowned family-owned winery, this wine showcases the unique terroir of the region. The vineyards are situated on terraced slopes, allowing the vines to benefit from optimal sun exposure and excellent drainage. The winemaking process involves careful selection of grapes and traditional techniques, resulting in a wine that beautifully expresses the characteristics of the Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvèdre grape varieties. With its rich and complex flavor profile, this Gigondas offers notes of dark fruits, spices, and herbs, along with a velvety texture and a long, satisfying finish. It is a perfect choice for those seeking a premium wine that embodies the essence of the Gigondas appellation.
Pros:
  • Rich and full-bodied
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Cons:
  • May require some aging to fully develop its potential

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Wine Expert Note:

Alain Jaume Gigondas Terrasses De Montmirail is a remarkable wine that showcases the unique terroir of the Gigondas appellation in the Rhône Valley, France. This wine is crafted by Alain Jaume, a renowned winemaker known for his commitment to quality and tradition. In the glass, this wine displays a deep ruby color with purple hues, indicating its youthfulness. On the nose, it offers an enticing bouquet of ripe blackberries, dark cherries, and plums, accompanied by hints of dried herbs, lavender, and a touch of black pepper. These aromas create a harmonious and complex profile that invites further exploration. On the palate, Alain Jaume Gigondas Terrasses De Montmirail reveals its true character. It boasts a full-bodied structure with well-integrated tannins, providing a velvety and smooth mouthfeel. The flavors of black fruits persist, accompanied by notes of licorice, cocoa, and a subtle earthiness. The wine's excellent balance and depth contribute to a long and satisfying finish. This Gigondas wine is a fantastic representation of the region's terroir and showcases the expertise of Alain Jaume. It is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but also has the potential to age gracefully for several years, allowing its flavors to further develop and evolve. Overall, Alain Jaume Gigondas Terrasses De Montmirail is a highly recommended wine for those seeking a refined and elegant expression of Gigondas. Its complexity, balance, and depth make it a perfect companion for hearty dishes such as roasted lamb, game meats, or aged cheeses.
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