This tiny little family run winery spans 23 acres in Gigondas, Sablet and Cotes du Rhone. This wine comes from a 4 hectare plot of land in the Cote du Rhone region. This wine is a blend of 70% Grenache, 20% Mourvedre and 10% Syrah
Domaine des Espiers Cote du Rhone 2011
I like the dirty nature of the wine that has been produced by Philippe Cartoux. He has woven a number of elements including plenty of savoury flavours in the form of liquorice stick, cranberries, lemon balm, mixed dried herbs and fresh sage. The medium boded weight works well with the flavours and the easy going tannins. It isn’t a keeper but really for a village wine it is very good.
Drink: Now – 2016
Importer: Eurocentric Wines