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Domaine Gayda Flying Solo Grenache/Syrah, Pays d'Oc

Domaine Gayda Flying Solo Grenache/Syrah, Pays d'Oc 2023


£11.00 £9.90 Staff Picks

In honor of the pioneering aviators of the nearby Toulouse aviation industry! Perfect balance between Grenache and Syrah from the Languedoc.

  • Inviting nose, with aromas of ripe red and black fruits such as cherries, blackberries, and plums, accompanied by subtle floral hints of spice like pepper and herbs.
  • On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied with flavors of juicy red fruits, including raspberry and strawberry, balanced by darker fruit notes from the Syrah. Pepper, licorice and earthy undertones are also present.
  • Domaine Gayda emphasizes sustainable practices and minimal intervention to highlight the natural expression of the grapes and the Languedoc terroir. The result is a vibrant, approachable wine that reflects the region's heritage.
  • Situated in Brugairolles, near Carcassonne, Domaine Gayda has been established in 2003 by Tim Ford, Anthony Record and the winemaker Vincent Chansault. Their focus is on expressing the unique characteristics of the Languedoc terroir.
  • Pair this wine with grilled meats, barbecue or roasted poultry! Mediterranean tapas are also a banger!
  • Grape variety: Syrah(Shiraz), Grenache(Garnacha)
  • Vintage: 2023
  • Type/Colour: Red
  • Alcohol: 13.5%
  • Bottle Size: 75cl
  • Group: French Country
  • Suitable for Vegans: Yes
  • Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
  • Sustainable: Yes

"A good and reliable blend from Domaine Gayda which shows good crunchy fruit and a firm backbone, yet has plenty of upfront available fruit" - Fiona Beckett, Wine & Food Journalist.

Domaine Gayda is situated south East of Carcassonne in the Languedoc region of South West France. Known traditionally for its large area of vineyards producing volume table wines, things have changed rapidly over the last 5 to 10 years. The revolution of change is in full swing and Domaine Gayda is in the centre of the revolution. Fruit quality is at the centre of the winemaking philosophy. Sometimes alcohol levels can be quite high because Gayda always harvest the grapes at full ripeness and maturity to really ensure the fruit-tannins are smooth and rounded. This allows the wonderful flavours to express themselves fully without being withheld or disguised by green or unripe tannins.All of Gayda's viti and vini-culture is performed organically and biodynamically.