Le Mas Des Flauzieres Four Danuga Gigondas
The 2020 Le Mas Des Flauzieres Four Danuga Gigondas is an exceptional red wine crafted from a blend of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre, and Cinsault grapes, sourced from the prestigious Gigondas appellation in the Rhône Valley of France. The vineyards of Le Mas Des Flauzieres are cultivated with respect for the environment and the terroir, resulting in a wine that embodies the unique character of the region.
The Four Danuga Gigondas offers a wine that is powerful, complex, and beautifully balanced, making it a delightful addition to any wine enthusiast's collection.
Nose: The nose presents a captivating bouquet of aromas, with dominant notes of ripe blackberries, dark cherries, and blackcurrants. As the aroma develops, subtle hints of violet, black pepper, and a touch of garrigue (wild herbs) emerge, adding depth and complexity.
Palate: On the palate, the 2020 Le Mas Des Flauzieres Four Danuga Gigondas offers a full-bodied texture with smooth tannins and a balanced acidity. The dominant flavors of dark berries, cherries, and currants are beautifully complemented by the subtle floral notes, spicy undertones, and an underlying earthiness. Mid-palate, the flavors evolve to reveal hints of dried herbs, licorice, and a touch of leather, creating a well-rounded and harmonious profile.
Finish: The finish is long and satisfying, with the lingering fruitiness of dark berries and cherries fading gently, leaving behind a gratifying aftertaste of earthiness, floral notes, and a whisper of garrigue.
The 2020 Le Mas Des Flauzieres Four Danuga Gigondas is a versatile wine that pairs well with a wide range of savory dishes. Its rich fruit flavors and earthy undertones make it an ideal companion for grilled or roasted meats, such as a juicy steak, lamb chops, or venison. The wine's complexity also pairs well with hearty stews and casseroles, or a classic French dish like coq au vin.
For a vegetarian option, consider pairing the wine with a flavorful mushroom risotto, a ratatouille, or a lentil shepherd's pie. The wine's bright acidity and herbal notes also complement pasta dishes with tomato-based sauces, as well as dishes featuring fresh herbs like basil, thyme, or rosemary.