Winery Wines Impressions 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 winegrowing region Southwest France, Gaillac is one of the oldest vineyards France, At least since the 1st century, wine was cultivated here by the Romans. Possibly but there were already under the Celts (Gauls) a viticulture. During the migration of peoples he came to a standstill and was only in the 10th century by the Benedictine monks the monastery of Saint-Michel-de-Gaillac re-established. In the 13th century, the Count of Toulouse Raymond VII issued a decree for a controlled origin designation for his wine area. Already in the...

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