2010 Guigal - Cote-Rotie La Turque 750ml

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2010 Guigal - Cote-Rotie La Turque

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International Wine Cellar | 95-96

Dark purple. Potent aromas of cassis, cherry pit, licorice and potpourri. Supple, pliant and fine-grained, offering deeply concentrated black and blue fruit, spicecake and floral pastille flavors complemented by smoky minerality. For all its richness this intensely fruity wine boasts superb clarity and energy. Finishes with suave, slow-building tannins and superb persistence.

Author: Josh Raynolds
Issue: Issue 173

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Wine Advocate | 98-100

More fresh and pure, with knockout aromas and flavors of pepper, cassis, spice-box, coffee bean and edgy minerality, the 2010 Cote Rotie La Turque possesses spectacular purity, full-bodied power and a massive finish. Despite the slightly burly profile here, it stays seamless and elegant on the palate, with the overall purity, freshness and concentration of the vintage. Like the 2009, this blend of 93% Syrah and 7% Viognier should start to shine around age 10 and have 3 decades of longevity.

Drink Dates: 2013-2043
Author: Jeb Dunnuck
Issue: 210

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More Vintages and Sizes of Guigal - Cote-Rotie La Turque:

2007 (750ml)
2003 (750ml)
1993 (750ml)

About This Producer


Marcel Guigal - the so-called "pivot" of the Cote-Rotie appellation - is both an owner and negociant, and vinifies over 40% of all Cote-Rotie. His father, Etienne, started out quite modestly in 1946, and over the next decades the company has grown to encompass all that is best in the Rhone Valley. Not only known for the massive hits in Hermitage and Cote-Rotie, the Guigal name is synonymous with quality all along the scale, from the humble Cotes-du-Rhone to the Big Three - La Landonne, La Mouline and La Turque.

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