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...
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%