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Château Gigault

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2018 Château Gigault Cuvée Viva  (Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux) 90

With a floral edge, the wine is medium-bodied, round, soft and loaded with licorice, and fresh, juicy plums accompanied by a nice note of spice in the finish. You can drink this young for all its sweet ripe fruits. 89-91 Pts

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2017 Château Gigault Cuvée Viva  (Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux) 88

Lighter styled, leaning toward the bright, crisp cherry side, this wine is medium bodied and soft with thyme and tobacco nuances to spice things up. You can drink this on release.

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2016 Château Gigault Cuvée Viva  (Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux) 91

Round and loaded with juicy, dark red fruits, the wine is vibrant and juicy, with freshness and ample fruit, giving it volume and character.

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Deep in color, with loads of deep, earthy fruit. Medium/full bodied, with ripeness, depth of flavor and complexity.

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2015 Château Gigault Cuvée Viva  (Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux) 90

Kicks off with juicy, ripe, sweet, fresh black cherries dipped in chocolate with black licorice and floral notes. Forward, round and lush, this is already tasty to drink. 89-91 Pts

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2014 Château Gigault Cuvée Viva  (Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux) 87

Red fruits and spice, with a stony, red berry and espresso finish. 86-88 Pts

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2013 Château Gigault Cuvée Viva  (Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux) 85

Simple, medium bodied, red berry dominated wine with a fresh finish. 84-86 Pts

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2012 Château Gigault Cuvée Viva  (Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux) 87

Simple, medium-bodied with a forward, spicy red berry finish. 86-88 Pts

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2012 Château Gigault  (Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux) 85

Fully mature, medium bodied, easy drinking crowd pleaser with a black cherry profile for current consumption.

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2011 Château Gigault Cuvée Viva  (Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux) 88

From 100% Merlot, the wine was whole berry fermented and aged in 33% new oak is medium bodied with a red cherry personality. 87-89 Pts

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2010 Château Gigault Cuvée Viva  (Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux) 89

Open for business with its espresso bean, black cherry and cocoa scented nose, the wine is soft, polished and round, with a lush textured, black raspberry finish. Produced from 100% Merlot, this is a solid Bordeaux value wine.

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2009 Château Gigault Cuvée Viva  (Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux) 88

2009 Gigault Cuvee Viva, from 90% merlot and 10% cabernet franc, is a supple styled, ripe wine that will give good value for the buck and drink well on release. 86-88 Pts

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2005 Château Gigault Cuvée Viva  (Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux) 88

Fully mature, or perhaps just a few feet past, the wine is slowly dropping its fruit. But there is some wind left in its sails, as you can still catch the remainder of its soft textured, earthy, tobacco, cherry, thyme and cocoa sensations. Drink up.

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