2013 Gigondas, L'Argnée, Vieilles Vignes La Famille Perrin

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L’Argnée is a pre-phylloxera vineyard located in a 0.8-hectare plot in the south-west of the appellation, where sand dominates the soils more than elsewhere around the village. Indeed the plot boarders on the appellation of Sablet, which is known for its charming wines. Gigondas grit is not entirely forsaken however; the 2013 has a rich, dark chocolate core and decorative buttressing tannins. Simon Field MW - Rhône Buyer Deferential perhaps to what the Chapoutiers have achieved in the north with their single plots in Hermitage, the Perrins have segregated their top domaines into a ‘parcellair