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2006 Châteauneuf du Pape Les Gallimardes, Giraud

2006 Châteauneuf du Pape Les Gallimardes, Giraud

Ref: GIRA061
Red  |  Still  |  15% ABV

Pierre and Mireille Giraud were distillers by trade, but in the mid-1970s they made the move into grape production, renting 4 hectares of vineyards for the purpose. In 1998, they bottled their first wine: a cuvée of Les Gallimardes. The estate is now run by Pierre and Mireille Giraud's children Marie and Francois. The estate now runs 17 hectares of vineyards in Châteauneuf-du-Pape split between more than 60 parcels. 

Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £468.83
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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Giraud
AppellationAppellation: Châteauneuf du Pape
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: France
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 15%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2010-2027
MaturityMaturity: Ready to Drink
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Grape VarietyGrape Variety: Grenache, Syrah
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

"The biggest, most unctuous and sexy of the three cuvées from this first estate, the 2006 Chateauneuf du Pape Les Gallimardes is 90% Grenache and 10% Syrah, all from the Gallimardes lieu-dit located in the southern part of the appellation. It reveals a healthy ruby color as well as classic, Provencal notes of dried herbs, sweet black cherries, black licorice and crushed rock. Big, full-bodied, beautifully textured and mouth-filling, count me a fan. I’d happily drink this beauty anytime over the coming decade." Jeb Dunnock

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained


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Location Explained
Location Explained


AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information


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