2010 Gigault, Chateau Cuvee Viva
Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
  • JS 92
  • WA 90

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JS 92
jamessuckling.com, April 2011
Loads of berry and chocolate with licorice and spices. Full and long. So much going on here. Gorgeous.
WA 90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, May 2011
2010: A consistent overachiever Gigault Cuvee Viva's 2010 (100% Merlot fashioned under the guidance of Stephane Derenoncourt) was made from yields of 25 hectoliters per hectare and achieved 14% natural alcohol. Fat and... 2010: A consistent overachiever Gigault Cuvee Viva's 2010 (100% Merlot fashioned under the guidance of Stephane Derenoncourt) was made from yields of 25 hectoliters per hectare and achieved 14% natural alcohol. Fat and plump it offers abundant aromas of coffee beans plum sauce and black cherry jam as well as a lush hedonistic personality. Although not complex it delivers lots of fruit glycerin and thrills. Enjoy it over the next 3-4 years.
JJB 90
JJ Buckley, April 2011
100% merlot. Grown in a range of limestone gravel and clay soil on the highest parcel of the appellation. The nose offers mineral squid ink soy and black currant. With generous weight on the palate there is more black... 100% merlot. Grown in a range of limestone gravel and clay soil on the highest parcel of the appellation. The nose offers mineral squid ink soy and black currant. With generous weight on the palate there is more black currant with the addition of kirsch seasoned olives leather and camphor. Elegant finish. Drink 2015 to 2020.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Cotes de Blaye
Vintage 2010