If I Could Buy Only One – January 8th VINTAGES Release

We asked our writers, “If you could buy only one wine from this release, which one would it be and why?”

Domaine Le Clos Des Cazaux La Tour Sarrasine Gigondas 2019

($31.95, PV Wine & Spirits Agency)
Michael Godel– I love a great Gigondas and we do not see enough of them here in Ontario. Domaine Le Clos Des Cazaux La Tour Sarrasine 2019 is a blend is 70 per cent grenache with (15 each) syrah and mourvèdre in a Gigondas of prominent haute aromas indicating a place of great esteem. The name Cazaux originates in the Hautes-Pyrenees and is a variant of “Casals,” which could be from Portuguese, meaning ‘couples’. Or, not, but either way, the walled in vineyard of the couples does have a nice matrimonial ring to it. Juicy grenache with great bones and flesh, a body to carry this forward and drink well for 10 years. Really fine Gigondas indeed. Drink 2023-2028.

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