Gigondas 2011 Domaine de la Bouïssière

Gigondas 2011 Domaine de la Bouïssière


A big warm ultra-ripe enveloping mouthful of refined smooth strawberries and dark fruits, with a lingering easy finish.

I had a bottle of this in my cellar and opened it to drink alongside the beef tortillas my daughter requested for her 16th birthday dinner. It was a brilliant match and a great wine too; I still haven’t figured out how Thierry Faravel manages to make a 15% wine seem elegant, but this combines soft rich fruit with a real refinement. The importer has now moved on to the 2012 vintage. which I have not tasted, but the stores below may have a bottle or two of the 2011.

Stockists: Drink Store, D7; Jus de Vine, Portmarnock; Donnybrook Fair;

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