#39 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2010
This wine, Grenache and Syrah, has a deep dark-red colour with garnet tinges.The Syrah has a deep dark garnet-red color With tinge. The bouquet is very complex : flowers and ripe dark fruits est très complex bouquet: ripe dark fruit and flowers with an harmonious touch of vanilla . With A harmonious touch of vanilla. Finely balanced, the cuvee G show silky tannins and an balanced, The wine "shows silky tannins and exceptional length .
Food recommendations : Match very well with spicy foods like roast lamb with garlic, rosemary and thyme . Aging potential : 10 years.
"Smoky, with alluring freshly drawn espresso and bittersweet chocolate notes leading the way for dark, velvety crushed plum, hoisin sauce and maduro tobacco. The long, muscular finish is nicely integrated, with a lingering mineral note. Drink now through 2012."
"The 2007 Vacqueyras Cuvee G, an equal-part blend of Grenache and Syrah aged in barrel, displays a dense ruby/purple color and a big, sweet kiss of blackberry and cassis, along with licorice, graphite, and Provencal herbs. Seductive, full-bodied, and exhibiting some toasty vanilla notes that are not dominant or intrusive, this is a beauty to drink over the next 5-6 years. "
The Wine Advocate