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CHICAGO WINE JOURNAL: Santa Duc draws arc of splendor with old-vines Gigondas

Jan 15, 2016 – 4:33 pm
The stony clay soil of Santa Duc's Hautes Garrigues produces superb Gigondas

Mulling Wine: To glimpse the poor, stony soil is to wonder how it could ever produce the grapes that Domaine Santa Duc in turn translates into some of the most seductive wine in the Southern Rhône Valley appellation of Gigondas. But the proof was there in a palate-pleasing, indeed eye-opening vertical sampler of Santa Duc’s single-vineyard, old-vine Gigondas Prestige des Hautes Garrigues.