Gigondas 2010 and 2011: panel tasting results

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For a taste of southern Rhone without the Chateauneuf-du-Pape pricetag, look to Gigondas - especially the 2010 vintage, which offers great drinking over the next 20 to 30 years. See the top rated Gigondas 2010s and 2011s here...
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Gigondas 2010, Gigondas 2011, Gigondas, Olivier Ravoire 2010
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Olivier Ravoire, 2010

Olivier Ravoire, 2010
Decanter average score: 17.75pts/20 (92/100pts)
Individual judges' scores:
Gearoid Devaney MS 17.5 Christian Hinorez 17.5 John Livingstone-Learmonth 18
Dark fruits, blackberry, nutmeg, vanilla and cloves on the nose, with meaty aromas, this is a dense, spicy wine with lovely acid and supple tannins. The palate presents comely fruit, and has a stylish feel to it, with great length.
Price: £14.99 Les Producteurs et Vignerons de France
Drink 2014–2031
Alc 14.5%

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