GIGONDAS -Louis Bernard - red 2012 - 91-93/100
"Bright purple. Heady black and blue fruit aromas are complicated by vanilla and cola accents. Fleshy cassis and blueberry flavors are sharpened by tangy acidity, which also adds mid-palate lift. Gains sweetness and depth with air, finishing with a subtle note of bitter chocolate, slow-building, harmonious tannins and impressive persistence. "