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Gigondas Reserve

Domaine des Bosquets

Gigondas Reserve Bottle
Appellation
Gigondas
Variety
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre, Cinsault
Age of Vines
50
Farming
Conversion to certified organic (ECOCERT) with biodynamic practices
Soil
Marl, clay limestone, sand, chalky limestone
Altitude
225-425 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, 30% whole cluster, natural yeast fermentation in tank with délestage, then 32 day gentle maceration with rémontage
Aging
Aged 12 months in 225L, 500L & 600L French oak barrels followed by 6 months in concrete

Overview

The Gigondas Reserve (reserve as of the 2018 vintage) comprises the majority of the production at Domaine des Bosquets. It is about 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 8% Mourvèdre and 2% Cinsault sourced from all the terroirs Julien farms. It is fermented in tank by natural yeasts with 30% whole clusters then aged 12 months in French oak barrels of various sizes, then an additional 6 months in concrete. 4000 cases produced in an average year.

Ratings & Reviews

94

2018 Gigondas Reserve

Source: JD

93-95

2018 Gigondas Reserve

Source: WA

93

2018 Gigondas Reserve

Source: WS

93

2017 Gigondas Reserve

Source: JD

90

2017 Gigondas Reserve

Source: WA

92

2016 Gigondas Reserve

Source: VM

92

2016 Gigondas Reserve

Source: WA

92

2016 Gigondas Reserve

Source: WS

93

2015 Gigondas Reserve

Source: WS

90

2014 Gigondas Reserve

Source: WS

Rhône, France
  • Location
    Rhône, France
  • Appellation
    Gigondas
  • Proprietor
    Julien Brechet
  • Winemaker
    Julien Brechet
  • Size / Elevation
    26 hectares / 225-425 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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