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Wine Review: Pierre Amadieu Gigondas Le pas de L’Aigle, 2013

Varietal/s: Grenache, Syrah  

Region: Gigondas, France

Producer: Pierre Amadieu 

Alcohol: 14.5%

Character: Rich and intense

Vintage: 2013

Pierre Amadieu Gigondas Le pas de L’Aigle has a deep ruby color; it exudes aromas of black raspberry, plum and spicecake; on the palate red and dark berry flavors, with some pepper notes are framed by supple tannins that become sweeter with aeration on a lingering finish.

Suggested Food Pairing:
Powerful dishes such as truffle mousse or beef stew.

Rating:
92 points
www.liz-palmer.com – July 24, 2017

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Award Winning Author and Wine Journalist

Liz Palmer is a well-respected wine journalist since 2004 and has an international reputation as a critic and judge. Liz has had the pleasure of interviewing and tasting with some of the industry’s leading winemakers, professors and personalities.

Liz Palmer’s articles have appeared in national and international magazines. She is one of four founding international hosts for #ChampagneDay 2011-2017; she has served as a judge for the 2013-2017 Global Traveler’s Wines on the Wing airline wine competition (New York); 2014-2017 Michelangelo International Wine Awards (South Africa) 2014-2017; and for The Stevie Awards for Women in Business (New York) (2014-2017).

Her Memberships include: Wine Writers’ Circle of Canada, Circle of Wine Writers (UK), International Federation of Wine and Spirits Journalists and Writers (FIJEV); Wine Century Club (NYC), The Fine Wine Reserve, and Les Dames d’Escoffier (President – Toronto Chapter).

2017 Awards:
Liz Palmer’s first book, “The Ultimate Guide To Champagne” has received the National Award for the best French Wine Book at the Gourmand World Awards 2017. On April 7th, 2017 she was awarded the title of “Dame Chevalier” of the Ordre de Coteaux de Champagne at an official ceremony in Paris.

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