Domaine Santa Duc - Gigondas

Domaine Santa Duc Gigondas

3.9
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(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters generally liked this wine.
The Gigondas of Domaine Santa Duc is a red wine from the region of Gigondas of Rhone Valley.
In the mouth this red wine is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.
This wine generally goes well with beef, game (deer, venison) or lamb.
The Gigondas of the Domaine Santa Duc is in the top 10 of wines of Gigondas.

Taste structure of the Gigondas from the Domaine Santa Duc

Light
Bold
Smooth
Tannic
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic

In the mouth the Gigondas of Domaine Santa Duc in the region of Rhone Valley is a powerful with a nice balance between acidity and tannins.

Wine flavors and olphactive analysis

Wine with earth taste

earthy, leather

Wine with oak taste

tobacco, chocolate

Wine with spices taste

pepper, licorice

Wine with microbio taste

cream

Wine with floral taste

violet

On the nose the Gigondas of Domaine Santa Duc in the region of Rhone Valley often reveals types of flavors of cherry, chocolate or floral and sometimes also flavors of black fruit, red fruit or spices.

Details and technical informations about Domaine Santa Duc's Gigondas.

Winemaker
Yves Gras
Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Great wine region
Country
Style of wine
Alcohol
15.5°
Allergens
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Mourvèdre

Mourvèdre noir is a grape variety originating from Spain. It produces a variety of grape specially used for wine making. It is rare to find this grape to eat on our tables. This variety of grape is characterized by medium to large bunches, and grapes of medium size. Mourvèdre noir can be found in several vineyards: South-West, Cognac, Bordeaux, Provence & Corsica, Rhône valley, Languedoc & Roussillon, Loire valley, Savoie & Bugey, Beaujolais.

Last vintages of this wine

Gigondas - 2012
In the top 10 of of Gigondas wines
Average rating: 4.1 1 1 1 1 0
Gigondas - 2011
In the top 10 of of Gigondas wines
Average rating: 4.1 1 1 1 1 0
Gigondas - 2010
In the top 10 of of Gigondas wines
Average rating: 3.9 1 1 1 1 0
Gigondas - 2009
In the top 10 of of Gigondas wines
Average rating: 4 1 1 1 1 0
Gigondas - 2008
In the top 10 of of Gigondas wines
Average rating: 4 1 1 1 1 0
Gigondas - 2007
In the top 10 of of Gigondas wines
Average rating: 3.9 1 1 1 1 0
Gigondas - 2006
In the top 10 of of Gigondas wines
Average rating: 3.8 1 1 1 0.5 0

The best vintages of Gigondas from Domaine Santa Duc are 2002, 2012, 2011, 2009 and 2008.

Informations about the Domaine Santa Duc

The winery offers 30 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 3.8.
It is in the top 10 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Gigondas in the region of Rhone Valley

The Domaine Santa Duc is one of of the world's greatest estates. It offers 24 wines for sale in the of Gigondas to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top wine Rhone Valley
In the top 10000 of of France wines
In the top 20 of of Gigondas wines
In the top 30000 of red wines
In the top 40000 wines of the world

The wine region of Gigondas

The wine region of Gigondas is located in the region of Rhône méridional of Rhone Valley of France. Wineries and vineyards like the Château de Saint Cosme or the Domaine la Bouissiere produce mainly wines red, pink and sparkling. The most planted grape varieties in the region of Gigondas are Mourvèdre, Cabernet-Sauvignon and Clairette, they are then used in wines in blends or as a single variety. On the nose of Gigondas often reveals types of flavors of butterscotch, butter or baking spice and sometimes also flavors of bay leaf, star anise or pomegranate.


The wine region of Rhone Valley

The Rhone Valley is a key wine-producing region in Southeastern France. It follows the North-south course of the Rhône for nearly 240 km, from Lyon to the Rhône delta (Bouches-du-Rhône), near the Mediterranean coast. The Length of the valley means that Rhône wines are the product of a wide variety of soil types and mesoclimates. The viticultural areas of the region cover such a distance that there is a widely accepted division between its northern and southern parts.

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The word of the wine: Cellar

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