2000 Brusset - Gigondas Tradition Le Grand Montmirail 750ml

France - Southern Rhone - Gigondas/ Red / Rhone Blend
2000 Brusset - Gigondas Tradition Le Grand Montmirail
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($24) Saturated ruby-red. Expressive aromas of black raspberry, blackberry, black olive, pepper and Provencal herbs. Offers a suave texture along with rather cool flavors of black cherry, menthol and shoe polish. Finishes with even, slightly drying tannins.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 100

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Score: 90
Author: StuTarheel
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 03/04/2013
Drink Dates: 2013-2014
This is admittedly on the backside of its life but is still very pleasing. Medium-bodied with blackberry and dried dark berry fruit. Nuances of earth, mushroom and leather. Tannins are fully absorbed leaving a smooth, soft, elegant mouthfeel. Medium length finish.
Score: 87
Author: Zarm
Trust Rating: 88
Tasted On: 10/17/2012
Over the hill a bit. Opened up with air. Brambly, good acidity and little tannin left. Fruit fading a bit.

About This Producer

Based in the rustic, quaint and compact village of Cairanne, Domaine Brusset (founded in 1947 by Andre Brusset) wines are the epitome of great Syrah. This 90-hectare estate produces exquisite Gigondas that are at once elegant and jam-packed with layers and textures that belie their humble origins. Andre's son Daniel and grandson Laurent follow traditional vinification methods - including some whole cluster fermentation, which extracts the maximum amount of both complexity and balanced concentration.

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