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Wine of the Day: Les Pallieres Terrasses du Diable 2011 11-26-16

Domaine Les Pallieres Gigondas Terrasses du Diable, Rhone, 2011 750ML ($49.95) Buy Now: $33 special

diable11Gigondas always represents some of the best value in the Southern Rhone, especially when compared to Chateauneuf-du-Pape.  Like its more famous cousin, the Les Pallieres Terrasses du Diable (from the brothers behind Vieux Telegraphe) displays all the richness and density you would want, coupled with a savoriness that only bottle age can bring.  A real treat at any price and a steal at ours. –Saul

93 POINTS JOSH RAYNOLDS–VINOUS “Vivid ruby. Heady scents of candied cherry, raspberry preserves, anise and potpourri. Shows a darker profile in the mouth, offering palate-staining blackberry and bitter cherry flavors and a strong floral quality. Picks up smokiness with air and finishes with superb focus and length and youthful tannic grip.… Read the rest