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Guigal - Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2016

Information

  • Country: France
  • Wine Region: Rhône
  • Wine Area: Northern Rhône
  • Wine Maker: Marcel Guigal
  • Grape: Rhone Blend
  • Grape Percentage: 50% Syrah, 45 % Grenache, 5% Mourvèdre
  • Alcohol Percentage: 14.5%
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
Food Matching

Food Matching

A good all-purpose red, this is versatile when it comes to food and works well with meat and meaty fish in most preparations. Michel Roux, in his book Matching Food and Wine: Classic and Not So Classic Combinations, suggests a match of rare peppered tuna with ginger and sesame dressing.

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Wine tasting notes

Deep and dark red, notes of fresh fruits with red berries and spices. Full, round and racy with rounded and smooth tannins. A full-bodied, rich and intensely aromatic wine. Full with a long finish and plenty of elegance and finesse due to the well balanced tannins and fruit.

Winery Information

Guigal

The Guigal firm was founded by Etienne Guigal in 1946 after 15 years at Vidal Fleury. Son Marcel has led the firm since 1961, and his unparalleled work ethic and dedication to quality have lifted the Guigal wines to the pinnacle of the wine world, and the Guigal domaine to its status as the leading winery from the Rhone Valley. Today, Marcel’s son Philippe serves as Director and Oenologist at Guigal, and with his father is carrying on the tradition of leadership in the Rhone Valley and.. read more

Expert Reviews

Vinification Notes

Traditional winemakeing methods, temperature controlled fermentation. Long soaking on the skins. Maturation : 1 ½ years in oak foudres.