Mas de Gourgonnier les Baux de Provence Grenache Carignan Syrah Cabernet Sauvignon Provence 2008

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Luc and Lucienne’s wines combine the richness and intensity of a top Rhone or Bordeaux with a crystal-clear and unmistakable expression of Provençal soil.

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Member Reviews for Mas de Gourgonnier les Baux de Provence Grenache Carignan Syrah Cabernet Sauvignon Provence

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Snooth User: mitoubab
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3.00 5
07/27/2010

Fruity and refreshing. I tend to prefer roses with more acidity (a bit less on the fruit side), but this one was definitely a good value.

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  • Snooth User: merrill
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    4.00 5
    07/31/2009

    A nice, refreshing rosé for everyday drinking.

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  • Snooth User: The Captain 11
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    3.00 5
    12/21/2010

    Three glasses


    External Reviews for Mas de Gourgonnier les Baux de Provence Grenache Carignan Syrah Cabernet Sauvignon Provence

    External Review
    Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
    05/18/2011

    This fresh, fruity red features plenty of backbone to the red plum, berry and currant flavors, with hints of tobacco on the finish. Drink now through 2011.


    External Review
    Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
    05/18/2011

    The 2006 Les Baux de Provence combines 38% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Carignan, 20% Grenache, and 9% Syrah. Carignan has seldom, if ever, approached so large a percentage, but its old vines manage to withstand the ongoing local drought. Cassis, blackberry, Provencal herbs, and wood smoke in the nose lead to a correspondingly pungent, ripe and particularly bright palate and a penetrating finish redolent of resinous lavender and rosemary and faintly bitter black fruits. This impressively concentrated rendition of Gourgonnier - only 13% in alcohol, interestingly - is slightly rustic in its tannins but will prove exceptionally versatile at table. Typically, the wine is at its best for 2-4 years although it will often hold longer.



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