2001 Guigal - Chateauneuf du Pape 750ml

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Professional Reviews For This Wine


International Wine Cellar | Rating: 90

($40) Deep red. Roasted raspberry, strawberry, pepper, spices and exotic dried herbs on the nose. Suave and lively in the mouth, with red fruit and garrigue flavors framed by ripe acidity. Spicy and perfumed in the mouth, with enticing but restrained sweetness. Finishes very fresh and persistent, with fine-grained tannins. Delicious already.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 112

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Collector Reviews For This Wine


Rating: 92
Author: marv
Trust Rating: 97
Tasted On: 06/25/2014
Late

Rating: 90
Author: Zarm
Trust Rating: 88
Tasted On: 02/03/2013
Declining from peak, is my guess. Very earthy nose. Truffles, leather, espresso, earth. Red, lightly bricking color. Silky texture. Light medium bodied.

Rating: 90
Author: winetoage
Tasted On: 08/19/2011
Drink Dates: 2011
Medium body and mature

Rating: 86
Author: Cutrx
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 04/13/2013

Rating: 74
Author: PurpleTeeth
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 10/26/2013
Drink Dates: 2003-2008
Way over the hill. Dead on arrival. Nothing left. Down the drain.

Average rating: 92, based on 6 reviews

Collector Data For This Wine

3097 bottles owned by 1118 collectors.

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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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See other similar producers: Chapoutier, Domaine Charvin

Wine Varietal: Rhone Blend


"Rhone blends" are typically red wines comprised of Syrah, Grenache, and Mourvedre in varying proportions. However, the red blends may also include any of the traditional varieties grown in the Rhone Valley such as the 14 allowed in the Chateauneuf-du-Pape appellation. There are also Rhone blend roses which use the same varieties as their red counterparts. White Rhone blends are typically some combination of Marsanne, Roussanne, Viognier, Grenache blanc, and lesser varieties.

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