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Winery Wines Files 9

Red wine 2012 Gaillac AOC Syrah "Elevé en fût de chêne", South-west France, France

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13%
Price: 8.60 €
Bottle closue: Synthetic
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #DBL-LRSF12

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (85 WP)
Last reviewed: 29 August 2019
Editor note: Light nutty and peppery notes on the nose, black and red berries, hint of tobacco, light earthy notes. Tart fruit on the palate, earthy and dried vegetal notes, hint of tobacco and bacon, peppery notes, fine sandy, slightly astringent tannins, fairly good persistence, slightly muted, more earthy notes, bacon and mushrooms on a tart finish.
Best to drink: To 2020+

The appellation, named after the small town of the same name, is located in the east of the wine-growing region Southwest France, Gaillac is one of the oldest wine regions France, The Romans have practiced viticulture here at least since the 1st century. However, there may have been some before Celts (Gauls) a winegrower. It came to a standstill during the Migration Period and was only abandoned by the Benedictine monks of the Saint-Michel-de-Gaillac monastery. In the 13th century, the Count of Toulouse Raymond VII. Issued a decree for a controlled designation of origin for his wine region. Already in the 12th century...

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