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2010 Pierre Amadieu Gigondas Romane Machotte, Rhone, France

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Wine Notes

Indicative blend: 80% Grenache, 20% Syrah. This producer also makes a rose wine. Ensure your merchant has the color you are looking for.

Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $26

Search Rank 8882 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 8882nd most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 10280th

Score: 90   When to drink: 2015 to 2023
The Wine-Searcher score of 90/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
Critic Score When to drink
92/100    
91/100    
17/20   2015 to 2023
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Price History for 2010 Pierre Amadieu Gigondas Romane Machotte, Rhone, France
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Grape Variety

A Red Southern Rhone Blend generally consists of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre, in varying proportions, although typically Grenache and Syrah are the dominant partners.

There are also a number of other grape varieties that might be used in the Southern Rhone Blend, as southern France's vineyards are filled with obscure local varieties which have not made their way in the world as well as the three aforementioned. Among these less common varieties are what are often referred to as the "four Cs": Carignan, Cinsaut, ...more


Region
  • Gigondas is a village in the southern Rhone valley, with its own appellation for Grenache-based red and rosé wines. The appellation occupies an area covering the base and slopes of the first Dentelles de Montmirail foothills. The villages of Beaumes-de-Venise and Vacqueyras are located to the south and west of Gigondas respectively and enjoy very similar growing conditions. The terroir here is c ...more

  • The Rhone Valley is a key wine-producing region in the south-east of France. It follows the north–south course of the Rhone river for almost 150 miles (240km) from Lyon to the Rhone Delta (the Bouches-du-Rhône), near the Mediterranean coast.

    The length of the valley means that Rhone wines are the product of a wide variety of soil types and ...more

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