Robert Parker(2004 Vintage) "One of the top successes of the vintage is the 2004 Gigondas Les Hautes Garrigues Cuvee Prestige. Full-bodied with phenomenal intensity, an inky bluish purple color, and hints of asphalt, black truffle, blueberry, black cherry, and flowers with a hint of subtle oak, the wine has superb fruit, full body, and a beautiful, silky finish. It should drink well for 10-15 years."
Robert Parker(2003 Vintage) "The estate’s flagship cuvee is the Gigondas Les Hautes Garrigues Cuvee Prestige (a blend of 80% Grenache and 20% Mourvedre, some of which is aged in small oak barrels). Fashioned from the same blend as the 2004, the 2003 Gigondas Les Hautes Garrigues Cuvee Prestige tips the scales at 15.8% alcohol, and possesses extraordinary opulence and richness. While there is some hard tannin still to be resolved in the finish, there is no doubting there is enough concentration and richness to support the wi...