Earlier this year I was planning out my spring reporting trips which included a lengthy stay in the South of France. As I told a colleague about my plan and that I was intending to do a full report on Gigondas, his reply was, “Oh yes, the most tannic wines in the South of France.” If one is to compare Gigondas to say, Provence Rosé, then sure, it would be very tannic. But, this statement didn’t jive with the wines I’d been tasting lately like this Gigondas from Famille Perrin […]

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