Jeff’s Wine Pick: Domaine de Cabasse 2007 Gigondas

Please note that Vino Vino will be closed on Monday December 5 for a private event.

Anyone who’s ever tasted wine with Vino Vino owner Jeff Courington knows that his favorite wines come from the southern Rhône Valley of France. And while he’s a huge fan of Italy as well, his knowledge of Rhône wines is rivaled by few other wine directors in Austin.

This week’s pick is a glorious Gigondas by the Domaine de Cabasse: mostly Grenache, with smaller amounts of Mourvèdre, and a little bit of Syrah.

When we tasted this wine the other night, it exploded with earthy and red fruit flavors (think plum), with bright acidity, and a rich mouthfeel. Simply gorgeous wine that paired brilliantly with Chef Esteban’s chicken cooked two ways.

One Response to “Jeff’s Wine Pick: Domaine de Cabasse 2007 Gigondas”

  1. […] If you’re a fan of Vino Vino, then you know that one of owner and wine director Jeff Courington’s great passions in Southern Rhône and in particular Gigondas. On any given day, you’ll find a wide selection of earthy, acidity-driven bottlings of Grenache on his list. One of his favorites is Domaine de Cabasse. […]

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