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James Molesworth

February 2017

Monsieur Gassier Goes to Washington
The Rhône vintner's Tenet partnership with Chateau Ste. Michelle is off to a good start
Posted: Feb 3, 2017 3:30pm ET
I caught up with Michel Gassier this week, the Rhône vigneron who's quietly turned his family estate in Costières de Nîmes into a powerhouse of excellent values and distinctive wines. He wanted to get me up to speed on his latest efforts with his combined 296-acre estate and négoce operation now producing around 130,000 cases annually. He also has a new joint venture with Washington state's Chateau Ste. Michelle that has released its second vintage.
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