Colour: Ruby colour. Nose: Elegant and powerful nose, aromas of strawberry jam, and pepper. Palate: The attack is floral, tannic and spicy. Serve with all grilled or roast meats. Ox braised, Stew, Civets. Cheese. Soil: Sandstone and rocky alluvions. This terroir gives great elegance and subtlety. The vineyard is situated between Orange and the Mont Ventoux, on the left bank of the Rhone. Harvest: Hand harvesting at maturity. Vinification: This Gigondas is vinified in the traditional way with daily pumping-over. Maturing: Part of the wine ages in oak casks; the other part in vats. Bottling after 12 to 16 months of maturing.