2012 Gigondas Clos des Tourelles

Perrin; Domaines

93Average Score
Red
6x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 12 Marketplace
£160.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
93
Critic Notes

Ratcheting the quality level up a notch, the 2012 Gigondas Domaine du Clos des Tourelles comes from a property, purchased in 2008, that’s located just outside the village of Gigondas and that’s completely enclosed by a stone wall (hence the use of Clos in the name). It’s also the only wine not vinified at the Famille Perrin winery (which is located just north of Beaucastel) and is vinified in Gigondas. Serious on all accounts, with stunning aromas of sweet black and red fruits, bouquet garni, dried flowers and dusty soil notes, it hits the palate with medium to full-bodied richness, loads of textured and chewy tannin. Improving in the glass, this beautiful Gigondas will benefit from short-term cellaring and have 12-15 years of total evolution. Drink 2016-2027. Oct 2013, www.robertparker.com

Score: 92-94/100Jeb Dunnuck
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Rhone
Sub-region
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Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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