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1999 E. Guigal Côte-Rôtie La Turque

FRANCE / RHÔNE / CÔTE-RÔTIE
  • 100 WA
  • 99 WS
  • 98 IWC
  • 90 JR
  • Variety
    Syrah
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SKU: 48770-1999-750-2A

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$750.00

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 98

    ($250) Full bright ruby. Nose boasts great aromatic lift and urgency, with the classic griotte cherry of La Turque plus bitter chocolate and licorice. Less complex in the mouth today than La Mouline but precise, pure and extremely primary (especially given the fact that it's been in barrel for a solid three years). Best today on the palate-staining finish. This is scheduled to be bottled in January of 2003 but probably could support even longer elevage.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: January/February 2003
  • Jancis Robinson | Rating: 18

    Exceptionally deep crimson. Very sweet and intense on the nose. Heady, obviously oaky, but like an exotic, irresistible tincture. Round and worked and ultimately perhaps very slightly soulless but it is designed to give pleasure and it does. The tannins are very well managed. Round and broad but furled for the future. Reviewed: June, 2005
    Drink Dates: 2009-2021
    Author: Jancis Robinson
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 100

    The 1999 Cote Rotie La Turque reveals notes of toasty vanilla and espresso in addition to Asian spices, mocha, pepper, blackberries, creosote, and roasted meats. The exotic perfume is followed by a wine with phenomenal intensity, sweet, well-integrated tannin, huge body, and loads of concentrated fruit. It is a tour de force in winemaking. Reviewed: June, 2003
    Drink Dates: 2006-2025
    Author: Robert Parker
    Issue: 147
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 99

    Offers terrific purity and density, with amazingly lush, creamy texture and waves of still very youthful blackberry and fig compote, mocha, black tea, sweet ganache and graphite. Seamless through the superlong finish, the combination of power and precision is rather amazing. Contains 7 percent Viognier.--1999 Côte-Rôtie non-blind retrospective. Drink now through 2030. 400 cases made.

    Drink Dates: 2008-2030
    Author: James Molesworth
    Issue: Web Only - 2008
  • Self | Rating: 100

    Author: saint
  • Self | Rating: 93

    Starting to drink beautifully
    Author: Stephen G41
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

  • 588 bottles owned
  • 113 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 97
    (Out of 113 collectors)