From Amanti Vino: Domaine du Cayron ou’d be hard-pressed to find a more terroir-expressive wine anywhere in the Southern Rhone; bold, explosive, stunningly evocative garrigues flavors careen from the glass, blaring their stamp of origin like a neon sign. These are old-styled, powerful wines of enormous fruit amplitude and irresistible personality. Furthermore, Cayron is among the most age-worthy of Gigondas, delicious upon release, but improving for well over a decade and holding strong for a long time thereafter. This 15-hectare domaine, run by the Faraud family, is a classic and truly top-flight estate.
Robert Parker(2012 Vintage) One of my favorite estates in Gigondas, Domaine du Cayron’s 2012 Gigondas doesn’t disappoint. Made from 70% Grenache, 15% Cinsault, 14% Syrah and a splash of Mourvedre that’s fermented with 100% whole clusters, it shows a classic Cayron perfume of basil, wild herbs, sweet dark fruits and mint. Medium-bodied, supple and elegant, it’s already hard to resist but will evolve nicely through 2022.