Gourgonnier Les baux de provence red 2020
The 2020 Mas de Gourgonnier Les Baux de Provence Rouge is a red wine from the Les Baux-de-Provence appellation in the Provence region of the South of France. This wine is known for its rich flavor, featuring autumnal aromas, plush red and black fruits, and a hint of peppery spice. It is often lauded for its power and grace, distinguishing it from other Provençal reds. The wine is crafted predominantly from Cabernet Sauvignon and includes a blend of 20% Grenache, 35% Syrah, 22% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 23% Carignan. The 2020 vintage marks a slight variation in the blend, with more Syrah than usual due to new plantings, contributing to a softer texture and sweeter finish compared to previous vintages. This change also resulted in less Cabernet Sauvignon and more Carignan than in past years. Mas de Gourgonnier's 2020 Les Baux de Provence Rouge is recognized as a good value for money, with similar wines usually costing about 35% more. This wine is also noted for its organic status, aligning with the growing trend of sustainable and environmentally conscious winemaking. This pricing makes it an accessible option for those seeking a quality organic red wine from the Provence region.