2013 Gigondas, Confidentiel, Domaine Montirius

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This famous, old-vine cuvée has been made by five generations of the Saurel family, its fruit sourced from three plots which complement each other and which, combined, express the essence of fine Gigondas. The blend is 80 percent Grenache and 20 percent Mourvèdre, as before, but this time with rounder, riper, fruit yet there is a wonderful purity that has come from an élevage in cement vat onlyoak is superfluous when the raw material is of such outstanding quality. Simon Field MW - Rhône Buyer Justine Saurel now works in the winery at Montirius, helping her parents Eric and Christine, and no