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Domaine Raspail-Ay Gigondas

Domaine Raspail-Ay
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$49.99
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionRhone
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionGigondas
Drinking Window
GrapesShiraz/Syrah
Wine Description:
Domaine Raspail-Ay is a renowned producer of Gigondas wines, located in the southern Rhône Valley of France. The appellation is known for its rugged terrain and diverse soils, which contribute to the unique character of the wines. The vineyards are situated on steep slopes, with vines ranging in age from 30 to over 100 years old. The winemaking process is traditional, with a focus on preserving the natural flavors and aromas of the grapes. The resulting wine is full-bodied and complex, with notes of dark fruit, spice, and earth. Domaine Raspail-Ay Gigondas is a must-try for any wine lover looking for a classic expression of this iconic appellation.
Pros:
  • This wine is well-structured, with good acidity and a long, pleasing finish
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Cons:
  • Can be a bit overpowering for some palates

User Rating:

4.2
Most Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.3

Wine Expert Note:

This Gigondas from Domaine Raspail-Ay displays classic aromas of wild herbs, cassis, and game. The palate is full-bodied and elegant with flavors of blackberry, licorice, and spice, underpinned by a mineral backbone and firm tannins. This energetic and well-structured wine is sure to please any wine enthusiast.
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