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1999 E. Guigal Côte-Rôtie La Landonne

  • 100 WA
  • 98 WS
  • 100 IWC
  • 90 JR
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SKU: 48760-1999-750-3A

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 100

    ($250) Bright dark ruby, the deepest of these '99s. More sauvage aromas of black fruits, leather, game and black pepper; classic raw syrah berries. Extremely dense, full and sappy; this saturates every millimeter of the palate. A remarkably glyceral, thick wine with great clarity of flavor and verve. Extraordinary reverberating finish throws off notes of black fruits, brown spices, pepper and earth.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: January/February 2003
  • Jancis Robinson | Rating: 18

    Deep purple. These last three reds were served in the reverse order and gave us a lesson in the increasing concentration and oak influence of the wines over time. This was the most focussed. Deep purple. Extremely fresh and dense and energetic yet velvety. Some liquorice. Dramatic but a bit drying on the finish.
    Drink Dates: 2000-2015
    Author: Jancis Robinson
    Issue: 06/24/2006
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 100

    For drinking today, it doesn't get better than the 1999 Cote Rotie la Landonne (the '99 la Mouline maybe). A monumental Cote Rotie, it offers an incredible perfume of cassis, licorice, smoked game and roasted herbs (among other things), full-bodied richness, a seamless texture and a finish that just won't quit. While a massive wine, with incredible concentration and density, this beauty is lively, elegant and weightless, with sweet, polished tannin. Perfumed and upfront on this occasion, it was served blind at the end of the retrospective and I actually thought it was the 1990.
    Drink Dates: 2015-2030
    Author: Jeb Dunnuck
    Issue: Special Report (Sep 2015)
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 98

    Dark and still a touch tight, with a wall of bacony, mesquite-tinged toast holding the core of blackberry and fig fruit at bay. Lush, exotic fruit pushes through on the finish, with notes of musk, aged tobacco, roasted vanilla and hoisin sauce. The dark, toasty finish still needs more time to unwind fully. There's no Viognier, and, except for the 2002 vintage, this is never destemmed.--1999 Côte-Rôtie non-blind retrospective. Best from 2010 through 2025. 830 cases made.

    Drink Dates: 2010-2025
    Author: James Molesworth
    Issue: Web Only - 2008
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  • 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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    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 632 bottles owned
    • 121 collectors