Côtes du Rhône Red, Guigal

COTE055
A Syrah dominant Côtes du Rhône from this renowned producer, displaying all the characteristics of this area.
Type:
Vintage:
2018
Size:
75cl
Main Grape:
Grape Mix:
50% Syrah, 40% Grenache, 10% Mourvèdre
Genres:
ABV:
14%
Producer:
Region:
Country:
France
Sub Region:
Côtes du Rhône
Body:
Soft, fruity and smooth
Drinking Window:
Drink now through 2022
Closure Type:
Cork
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E. Guigal

Guigal, formally Etablissements Guigal, is a winery and négociant business situated in Ampuis in the northern part of the Rhône region in France. Guigal produces a wide range of red, white and rosé wine from the northern and southern Rhône appellations.

Tasting Notes

Deep, dark red in appearance. On the nose, fresh fruits with red berries and spices. The palate is full and round with smooth tannins. A full-bodied, rich and intensely aromatic wine with a long finish.

Food Matches

An ideal accompaniment to Cassoulet or, try with beef short ribs braised in red wine and herbs

Vinification

Traditional winemakeing methods, temperature controlled fermentation. Long soaking on the skins. Ageing is carried out for 1 ½ years in oak foudres.

Press Comments

Vintages 2014 : The Wine Advocate - 228, 30th Dec 2016 Score : (88 - 90) The 2014 Côtes du Rhône is more open and approachable than the 2013 and has an elegant, charming feel as well as lots of black cherries, spice and Provençal herbs. Drink it over the coming 5-6 years. Jeb Dunnuck.