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Domaine Giraud

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2021
92
Kirsch, flowers, and strawberries are elegant, soft, fresh and pure in the perfume. Medium-bodied, with loads of soft, refined cherries on the mid-palate and in the finish, this is going to be delicious on release. The wine was made from 100% Grenache. Drink from 2024-2031.

Kirsch, flowers, and strawberries are elegant, soft, fresh and pure in the perfume. Medium-bodied, with loads of soft, refined cherries on the mid-palate and in the finish, this is going to be delicious on release. The wine was made from 100% Grenache. Drink from 2024-2031.

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2020
92
Flowers, herbs and spices on the nose are what you find before diving in to all the sweet, ripe, luscious, pure kirsch and cherries that hit all the right notes on your palate. The creamy, supple, fruit filled finish already showing well. The wine was made from 100% Grenache. Drink from 2022-2033.

Flowers, herbs and spices on the nose are what you find before diving in to all the sweet, ripe, luscious, pure kirsch and cherries that hit all the right notes on your palate. The creamy, supple, fruit filled finish already showing well. The wine was made from 100% Grenache. Drink from 2022-2033.

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2020
96
One of the wines of the vintage, here you find black raspberries, spice box, flowers and red fruits on the nose. Lusciously-textured with silky fresh, pure kirsch that comes in layers and a long, refined, yet rich finish that offers depth and purity, and just a hint of chocolate mint on the backend of the finish. This beautiful wine is produced from 100% old vine Grenache. Drink from 2023-2038.

One of the wines of the vintage, here you find black raspberries, spice box, flowers and red fruits on the nose. Lusciously-textured with silky fresh, pure kirsch that comes in layers and a long, refined, yet rich finish that offers depth and purity, and just a hint of chocolate mint on the backend of the finish. This beautiful wine is produced from 100% old vine Grenache. Drink from 2023-2038.

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2020
94
Crushed rocks, olives and flowers add complexities to the sweet red fruits and spice on the nose and on the medium-bodied palate. The wine offers freshness, earthy, herb-tinted, red berries, plums, black cherry, cocoa and minerality with just a touch of peppery spice that comes in on the endnote. The wine was made from blending 90% Grenache with 10% Syrah. Drink from 2023-2034.

Crushed rocks, olives and flowers add complexities to the sweet red fruits and spice on the nose and on the medium-bodied palate. The wine offers freshness, earthy, herb-tinted, red berries, plums, black cherry, cocoa and minerality with just a touch of peppery spice that comes in on the endnote. The wine was made from blending 90% Grenache with 10% Syrah. Drink from 2023-2034.

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2019
98
Incredibly concentrated, yet light on its feet, here you find countless layers of elegant, vibrant, sweet, perfectly ripe, silky red fruits with intensity, purity, length, balance and complexity. This beauty was produced from 100% old vine Grenache. It will age and evolve for 15-20 or more years with ease. Drink from 2025 - 2040

Incredibly concentrated, yet light on its feet, here you find countless layers of elegant, vibrant, sweet, perfectly ripe, silky red fruits with intensity, purity, length, balance and complexity. This beauty was produced from 100% old vine Grenache. It will age and evolve for 15-20 or more years with ease. Drink from 2025 - 2040

2,590 Views   Tasted
2019
93
Soft, supple, sweet and fresh, the wine is already just great to taste with its layers of sweet, lusciously textured red fruits, hints of cocoa, herbs, pepper and dashes of olives. This is already a treat to taste and it is only going to get better with a few years in the bottle. The wine was made from 100% Grenache. Drink from 2023 - 2034,

Soft, supple, sweet and fresh, the wine is already just great to taste with its layers of sweet, lusciously textured red fruits, hints of cocoa, herbs, pepper and dashes of olives. This is already a treat to taste and it is only going to get better with a few years in the bottle. The wine was made from 100% Grenache. Drink from 2023 - 2034,

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2019
94
Rich, showy, fresh and packed with layers of lusciously. rich, opulent, white and yellow fruits with spices, this is already just great to drink. Drink from 2022 - 2032

Rich, showy, fresh and packed with layers of lusciously. rich, opulent, white and yellow fruits with spices, this is already just great to drink. Drink from 2022 - 2032

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2019
96
Earthy, rich, spicy and fresh, the blend of olives, garrigue, peppery red fruits, strawberries and black raspberries hit the spot. Full, deep and concentrated, the wine is elegant, fresh and long. You can enjoy this young, or age it for more complexity and nuance. The wine was made from blending 90% Grenache with 10% Syrah. Drink from 2024 - 2037

Earthy, rich, spicy and fresh, the blend of olives, garrigue, peppery red fruits, strawberries and black raspberries hit the spot. Full, deep and concentrated, the wine is elegant, fresh and long. You can enjoy this young, or age it for more complexity and nuance. The wine was made from blending 90% Grenache with 10% Syrah. Drink from 2024 - 2037

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2018
97
Incredibly silky, elegant, and fresh, the wine exudes its floral character with ease. The soft, pure red fruits on the palate and in the refined finish seal the deal. This beauty was produced from 100% old vine Grenache.

Incredibly silky, elegant, and fresh, the wine exudes its floral character with ease. The soft, pure red fruits on the palate and in the refined finish seal the deal. This beauty was produced from 100% old vine Grenache.

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2018
93
The juicy, sweet ripe kirsch jumps out in the nose with ease. From there you find peppery cherries, black raspberries, round, soft, lush textures and a sweet, fresh, fruity finish that tastes as good as it feels. It's hard to believe this is their entry level wine, because it's so good.

The juicy, sweet ripe kirsch jumps out in the nose with ease. From there you find peppery cherries, black raspberries, round, soft, lush textures and a sweet, fresh, fruity finish that tastes as good as it feels. It's hard to believe this is their entry level wine, because it's so good.

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2017
97
Elegant, soft, polished and pure, the sweet, kirsch and floral notes are in full force here. Medium bodied, fresh and lifted, there is a gorgeous sense of purity to the red fruits from start to finish. The stunning wine is made from 100% old vine Grenache.

Elegant, soft, polished and pure, the sweet, kirsch and floral notes are in full force here. Medium bodied, fresh and lifted, there is a gorgeous sense of purity to the red fruits from start to finish. The stunning wine is made from 100% old vine Grenache.

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2017
93
Camphor, herbs, licorice and spicy red fruits are over the place. The wine is soft, forward and with a nice depth of flavor, plus a generous kirsch and peppery finish. It's hard to believe this is their entry level wine, because it's so good. The wine was produced from blending 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre.

Camphor, herbs, licorice and spicy red fruits are over the place. The wine is soft, forward and with a nice depth of flavor, plus a generous kirsch and peppery finish. It's hard to believe this is their entry level wine, because it's so good. The wine was produced from blending 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre.

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2016
97
Dark in hue, the wine offers rock and stones along with salty tannins that adds mineral nuances to the ripe, fresh, red berries. There is structure and backbone that will allow this beauty to age well. This is not a forward easy drinker, it will need time to fully express its full potential. The wine was made from blending 90% Grenache with 10% Syrah.

Dark in hue, the wine offers rock and stones along with salty tannins that adds mineral nuances to the ripe, fresh, red berries. There is structure and backbone that will allow this beauty to age well. This is not a forward easy drinker, it will need time to fully express its full potential. The wine was made from blending 90% Grenache with 10% Syrah.

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2016
94
Full bodied, intense, lush, rich and with a serious depth of flavor, the fruit is sweet, spicy, fresh, long and intense. The finish is packed with ripe, dark cherries, black plum, kirsch and peppery spices. It's hard to believe this is their entry level wine, because it's so good. The wine was produced from blending 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre.

Full bodied, intense, lush, rich and with a serious depth of flavor, the fruit is sweet, spicy, fresh, long and intense. The finish is packed with ripe, dark cherries, black plum, kirsch and peppery spices. It's hard to believe this is their entry level wine, because it's so good. The wine was produced from blending 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre.

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2016
99
Flowers, wild cherries and thyme shoot out of the glass. The wine is fresh, vibrant, refined and focused on its purity and elegance. There is depth, concentration, length and minerality with a real purity to the fruits that truly expresses itself here. The stunning wine is made from 100% old vine Grenache.

Flowers, wild cherries and thyme shoot out of the glass. The wine is fresh, vibrant, refined and focused on its purity and elegance. There is depth, concentration, length and minerality with a real purity to the fruits that truly expresses itself here. The stunning wine is made from 100% old vine Grenache.

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2015
95
With a fabulous purity of fruit, silky tannins and a finish that does not want to quit, this just keeps on going. And that's a good thing, because I cannot get enough of all the juicy, ripe, kirsch, garrigue, wild strawberries and supple textures! The wine is made from 100% old vine Grenache.

With a fabulous purity of fruit, silky tannins and a finish that does not want to quit, this just keeps on going. And that's a good thing, because I cannot get enough of all the juicy, ripe, kirsch, garrigue, wild strawberries and supple textures! The wine is made from 100% old vine Grenache.

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2015
96
Deep ruby red in color, there is a complex spicy quality to the layers of red berries, pepper and garrigue, that tastes good and feels better. The purity in the kirsch really shows here. Concentrated, deep, richly textured and long, the wine was made from blending 90% Grenache with 10% Syrah.

Deep ruby red in color, there is a complex spicy quality to the layers of red berries, pepper and garrigue, that tastes good and feels better. The purity in the kirsch really shows here. Concentrated, deep, richly textured and long, the wine was made from blending 90% Grenache with 10% Syrah.

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2015
92
Kirsch, iron and garrigue make their presence with no effort. Silky, soft and sensuous, this elegantly styled Southern Rhone combines freshness with polished, red berries. Drink it young or age it. It's hard to believe this is their entry level wine, because it's so good. The wine was produced from blending 65% Grenache, 35% Syrah and 15% Mourvedre.

Kirsch, iron and garrigue make their presence with no effort. Silky, soft and sensuous, this elegantly styled Southern Rhone combines freshness with polished, red berries. Drink it young or age it. It's hard to believe this is their entry level wine, because it's so good. The wine was produced from blending 65% Grenache, 35% Syrah and 15% Mourvedre.

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2014
93
Purity of fruit is the star here, with its mineral driven, smoky, kirsch profile, Supple, polished and long the sweet, fresh, red fruits really keeps the finish going. The wine was made from 100% old vine Grenache. This is one of the starts in this mixed vintage.

Purity of fruit is the star here, with its mineral driven, smoky, kirsch profile, Supple, polished and long the sweet, fresh, red fruits really keeps the finish going. The wine was made from 100% old vine Grenache. This is one of the starts in this mixed vintage.

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2014
91
With a blast of garrigue, kirsch and licorice, complicated by floral notes, the wine is polished, suave, spicy and fresh, with good purity of fruit and an elegant, sweet, strawberry and kirsch filled finish.

With a blast of garrigue, kirsch and licorice, complicated by floral notes, the wine is polished, suave, spicy and fresh, with good purity of fruit and an elegant, sweet, strawberry and kirsch filled finish.

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2013
93
Giraud les Grenaches Pierre - One of the stars of the vintage, with its pure red, sweet, ripe, polished fruits, freshness and all of its silky, spice filled, elegant charms. This beauty was produced as you might expect from the name using 100% old vine Grenache.

Giraud les Grenaches Pierre - One of the stars of the vintage, with its pure red, sweet, ripe, polished fruits, freshness and all of its silky, spice filled, elegant charms. This beauty was produced as you might expect from the name using 100% old vine Grenache.

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2013
89
Elegant in style, this lighter, fresh, kirsch filled wine is perfect for early drinking pleasure. The wine was made from 100% Grenache.

Elegant in style, this lighter, fresh, kirsch filled wine is perfect for early drinking pleasure. The wine was made from 100% Grenache.

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2013
90
Sweet kirsch and fennel in the nose, with a blast of soft, elegantly polished red cherries in the sweet finish. 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre produced the blend.

Sweet kirsch and fennel in the nose, with a blast of soft, elegantly polished red cherries in the sweet finish. 80% Grenache, 15% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre produced the blend.

3,310 Views   Tasted
2012
95
Silky, clean and pure, the fresh peppery kirsch notes of the 100% old vine Grenache expand in the lush textured, pure finish. One of the stars of the vintage.

Silky, clean and pure, the fresh peppery kirsch notes of the 100% old vine Grenache expand in the lush textured, pure finish. One of the stars of the vintage.

3,919 Views   Tasted
2012
90
Fresh cut herbs and crushed red fruits combine to produce a sweet, silky, kirsch filled wine of pure, forward drinking pleasure.

Fresh cut herbs and crushed red fruits combine to produce a sweet, silky, kirsch filled wine of pure, forward drinking pleasure.

1,821 Views   Tasted
2012
92
From a Syrah heavy blend of 60% Grenache, 35% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre, there is a mineral component that comes through, along with fennel, fresh herb, plum and cherry tones. On the palate, there is a mouthful of sweet, fleshy, fresh red fruits and spice that lingers.

From a Syrah heavy blend of 60% Grenache, 35% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre, there is a mineral component that comes through, along with fennel, fresh herb, plum and cherry tones. On the palate, there is a mouthful of sweet, fleshy, fresh red fruits and spice that lingers.

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2011
92
Kirsch, kirsch and more kirsch, coupled with spicy, peppery notes lead to an approachable, rich, sweet, silky finish.

Kirsch, kirsch and more kirsch, coupled with spicy, peppery notes lead to an approachable, rich, sweet, silky finish.

1,561 Views   Tasted
2011
93
This delicious wine pops with flowers, cherries and earthy scents that bring you to a mouthful of freshness, flavor and silky textured, ripe, spicy, sweet red berries. There is a good prolonged sensation of freshness in the finish. The wine was produced from 90% Grenache and 10% Syrah.

This delicious wine pops with flowers, cherries and earthy scents that bring you to a mouthful of freshness, flavor and silky textured, ripe, spicy, sweet red berries. There is a good prolonged sensation of freshness in the finish. The wine was produced from 90% Grenache and 10% Syrah.

2,323 Views   Tasted
2011
94
Made from 100% old vine Grenache, this lush, soft and silky Chateauneuf shows good richness and sensuous textures from start to finish. There is a blast of fresh, cherry and jam in the end note that lingers. This is another star of the vintage.

Made from 100% old vine Grenache, this lush, soft and silky Chateauneuf shows good richness and sensuous textures from start to finish. There is a blast of fresh, cherry and jam in the end note that lingers. This is another star of the vintage.

1,943 Views   Tasted
2010
96
From 90% old vine Grenache that is more than 100 years old, the wine screams with black raspberry jam, kirsch, black cherry liqueur, spice box and licorice notes. Elegantly textured, with layer after layer of dense, ripe berries, the wine ends with a lavish display of ripe fruits.

From 90% old vine Grenache that is more than 100 years old, the wine screams with black raspberry jam, kirsch, black cherry liqueur, spice box and licorice notes. Elegantly textured, with layer after layer of dense, ripe berries, the wine ends with a lavish display of ripe fruits.

4,293 Views   Tasted
2010
98
Produced from 100% old, vine Grenache that dates back more than 100 years, the wine is deep in color. This is so rich, it seems like there is enough dry, extract in this one bottle for a magnum sized format. There is a beautiful purity to the fresh, sweet, ripe and over ripe black and red berries that coupled with intensity and elegant textures, leaves a real impression on the taster. This wine really fills your mouth and coats your palate. WOW!

Produced from 100% old, vine Grenache that dates back more than 100 years, the wine is deep in color. This is so rich, it seems like there is enough dry, extract in this one bottle for a magnum sized format. There is a beautiful purity to the fresh, sweet, ripe and over ripe black and red berries that coupled with intensity and elegant textures, leaves a real impression on the taster. This wine really fills your mouth and coats your palate. WOW!

6,044 Views   Tasted
2010
92
I do not know where I’ve been for the past few years, because I was not aware of the level of wine coming from Domaine Giraud. Consulted by Philippe Cambie, this is one of the hottest new estates in Chateauneuf du Pape. Not only is this absolutely delicious, it sells for more than a fair price for a wine of this quality. Packed with sweet fresh, jammy berries, cherry liqueur, gariggue and peppery, black raspberries, this beauty is already delivering the goods.

I do not know where I’ve been for the past few years, because I was not aware of the level of wine coming from Domaine Giraud. Consulted by Philippe Cambie, this is one of the hottest new estates in Chateauneuf du Pape. Not only is this absolutely delicious, it sells for more than a fair price for a wine of this quality. Packed with sweet fresh, jammy berries, cherry liqueur, gariggue and peppery, black raspberries, this beauty is already delivering the goods.

3,846 Views   Tasted
2009
92
Luscious, lusty and just all out fun to drink. The round textured, fresh, juicy, sweet, ripe black raspberries, kirsch and garrigue is showing great today, if you like your Chateauneuf on the young side, like I do.

Luscious, lusty and just all out fun to drink. The round textured, fresh, juicy, sweet, ripe black raspberries, kirsch and garrigue is showing great today, if you like your Chateauneuf on the young side, like I do.

2,238 Views   Tasted
2009
94
Another fabulous vintage from Domaine Giraud that is coming along perfectly. The wine has depth of flavor, concentration, ripe, juicy, fresh, polished red fruits and an elegant, full endnote that could not deliver any more kirsch, dark cherries and licorice if it tried. This is really showing well today.

Another fabulous vintage from Domaine Giraud that is coming along perfectly. The wine has depth of flavor, concentration, ripe, juicy, fresh, polished red fruits and an elegant, full endnote that could not deliver any more kirsch, dark cherries and licorice if it tried. This is really showing well today.

3,155 Views   Tasted
2007
96
Lush, fat, rich, juicy, opulent ripe fruits look, taste and feel great on your palate. Full bodied and concentrated, you find black pepper, fresh herbs, kirsch, jammy plum and thyme that stick with you from start to finish. This is in a really nice place for drinking today.

Lush, fat, rich, juicy, opulent ripe fruits look, taste and feel great on your palate. Full bodied and concentrated, you find black pepper, fresh herbs, kirsch, jammy plum and thyme that stick with you from start to finish. This is in a really nice place for drinking today.

2,847 Views   Tasted
2005
93
A really nice with with a strong aromatic profile, full bodied and structured fruits. This is drinking quite well today.

A really nice with with a strong aromatic profile, full bodied and structured fruits. This is drinking quite well today.

2,254 Views   Tasted
2005
92
Full bodied, concentrated and a but firm, still, there is a lot like here, with all its kirsch, garrigue and spice.

Full bodied, concentrated and a but firm, still, there is a lot like here, with all its kirsch, garrigue and spice.

3,314 Views   Tasted