Now that's the most indulgent Gigondas I've ever had. Big aromas of raspberry and concentrated strawberry, rich but not very spicy. In the mouth, it's loaded with more fruit, tending darker toward blackberry jam and black currant, just a little bit of pepper. Very rich, not much earthy/herbal/leathery character, and some might find the tannins lacking, they are unusually sweet and soft.
This is not a firm, austere wine, and does not need further aging (not sure I'd hold this more than five years unless I had bottles to open for regular monitoring).
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