Red

2012 Château Gigault Cuvée Viva

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux
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Community Tasting Notes 3

  • anderegg Likes this wine:

    January 13, 2019 - Third wine of the evening. Quite good with the cassoulet. Nice notes of some Cabernet Franc? Needed a bit of time to open with air. Everyone enjoyed with and after dinner.

  • Jeff Leve wrote: 87 points

    April 26, 2013 - Simple, medium-bodied with a forward, spicy red berry finish. 86-88 Pts

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    2012 Bordeaux: Messages in a Bottle (Jan 2016), 1/1/2016 (link)

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  • By Richard Jennings
    10/25/2016 (link) 90 points

    (Château Gigault Cuvée Viva) Very dark black-tinged red violet color; aromatic, mocha, graphite, black currant nose; tight, tasty, tart black currant, mocha, toast palate with good balancing acidity; medium-plus finish (100% Merlot; 13.5% alcohol; 12 months in oak, 1/3 new)

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2012
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château Gigault
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation Cuvée Viva
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux
  • UPC Code 3700218291500

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 21 (57%)
  • Consumed 16 (43%)

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