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Domaine Pierre Gonon Les Iles Feray Natural

Domaine Pierre Gonon
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionRhone
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Country
France
SubregionSaint-Joseph
Drinking Window
GrapesShiraz/Syrah
Wine Description:
From the steep terrains of the Saint-Joseph appellation in Northern Rhône, Domaine Pierre Gonon's Les Iles Feray showcases the epitome of French Syrah at its finest. Pierre Gonon, an esteemed figure in the wine-making community, upholds traditional methods, ensuring that every bottle encapsulates the natural beauty and authenticity of the region. Les Iles Feray, an embodiment of Gonon's dedication, offers a captivating glimpse into the Rhône Valley's unique terroir, celebrated for its exceptional red wines.
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  • Complex and intense aromas of dark fruit, spices, and herbs
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  • Limited availability

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4.2
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4.8

Wine Expert Note:

Pouring into the glass, the Les Iles Feray presents itself with a deep and vibrant ruby hue. The nose is instantly greeted with an aromatic potpourri of fresh black fruits, pepper, violets, and a whisper of olive tapenade, characteristic of Northern Rhône Syrahs. On the palate, one can discern a harmonious balance between the ripe blackberries and blueberries, juxtaposed against a backbone of crisp acidity and firm, yet refined tannins. The wine gracefully unfolds, revealing layers of dark fruit, subtle meatiness, and nuances of earth and mineral. The finish lingers, with echoes of spice and floral notes, making it a testament to the richness and complexity of the Saint-Joseph terroir.
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