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2012 E. Guigal Côte-Rôtie La Turque

FRANCE / RHÔNE / CÔTE-RÔTIE
  • 98 WA
  • 97 WS
  • Variety
    Syrah
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SKU: 48770-2012

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$310.00

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 97

    Features warm fig bread and ganache notes out front, followed by densely layered blackberry, plum and black currant reduction flavors. Ganache details echo through the finish, along with Turkish coffee and smoldering alder hints. A large-scale wine that should cruise in the cellar. Best from 2020 through 2040. 400 cases made.
    Author: James Molesworth
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 98

    Similar to the La Mouline with its forward, incredibly sexy style, the 2012 Cote Rotie La Turque (there's 7% Viognier in the blend) offers a saturated purple color to go with meaty, smoky notes of cassis, cured meats, chocolate and roasted herbs. It's a big mouthful of a wine, with full-bodied richness and a stacked mid-palate, but it has a seamless, weightless texture, perfectly ripe tannin and a blockbuster finish. I'd happily drink a glass today, but it should be at its finest from 2020-2046.
    Author: Jeb Dunnuck
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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

    • 161 bottles owned
    • 27 collectors