Wine Domaine Santa Duc, "Les Hautes Garrigues", Gigondas AOP, 2012
Reviews of purchase Domaine Santa Duc, "Les Hautes Garrigues", Gigondas AOP, 2012
Wine saturated magenta.
The wine has a bright, rich, full-bodied taste that reveals red fruit notes. The finish is long, slightly minty.
The aroma of wine reveals notes of ripe cherry, raspberry and licorice.
The wine goes well with venison stew or rabbit meat, stews, cheeses and potato dishes.
Wine "Les Hautes Garrigues" is made from grapes grown in the rocky soil of vineyards located in the Hautes Garrigues. As a rule, wine is made from a blend of the two grape varieties (Grenache and 80% Mourvèdre 20%), but the weather in 2012 was not very favorable for grape varieties Mourvèdre, so it was decided to add a little variety Syrah in the blend of this year. This palatability vintage 2012 are slightly different. It has a slightly minty and refreshing taste.
Winery Domaine Santa Duc manages Yves Gras, winemaker in the fourth generation, and it was he who started the production of wines under its own brand. Until 1985 the entire harvest from vineyards sold negotsiantskim home. In a very short time, Yves Gras has achieved overwhelming success and recognition Domain tasting at the local and global markets. Today, more than 90% of production is exported. Hallmark Domain is a very low yield vineyards, the average age of the vines is 40 to 50 years. Currently, the Russian market presents four wines Domain Santa Duc two appellations Rhone Valley - Gigondas and Cotes du Rhone. Noteworthy is the fact that none of the wine domain is not filtered, thus preserving his body and structure.
"... Santa Duc wines combine richness and fire classic Gigondas and elegance, perfection, which is lacking in many representatives of appellation" - Robert Parker.