The Remarkable Rhone Wines of E. Guigal

Sat, November 24, 2012 11:00 AM
With irresistable and impeccably made wines from their top Northern Rhone vineyards; their outstanding Chateaunuef du-Pape or their humbly delicious and affordable Cotes-du-Rhones. These are wines you don't want to miss!

2011 E. Guigal Cotes du Rhone Blanc
Rhone Valley, France
“The 2011 Cotes du Rhone Blanc (55% Viognier and the rest Rousanne, Marsanne, Clairette and Bourboulenc, all aged in tank) exhibits lots of exotic tropical fruits, honeyed citrus, rose petal and white peach notes. This strong effort is drinking beautifully” Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Regular Price 16.99 per bottle, 203.88 per case
Sales Price 14.99 per bottle, 179.88 per case

2009 E. Guigal Cotes du Rhone
Rhone Valley, France
“A blend of 50% Syrah, 40% Grenache and 10% Mourvedre, this tank aged, deep ruby colored, concentrated, fleshy, medium to full bodied, supple offering reveals plenty of pepper, kirsch and black currant fruit intermixed with a notion of flowers.” Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Regular Price 16.99 per bottle, 203.88 per case
Sales Price 14.99 per bottle, 179.88 per case

2009 E. Guigal Gigondas
Rhone Valley, France
“Composed of 60% Grenache, 25% Mourvedre and 15% Syrah ages in foudre, this dense purple-colored 2009 exhibits copious amounts of meaty richness, blueberries, black raspberries, crushed rocks and flowers. Opulent and dense, it is one of the finest examples of Gigondas Guigal has yet produced.”
91-93 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Regular Price 34.99 per bottle, 419.88 per case
Sales Price 29.99 per bottle, 359.88 per case

 2007 E. Guigal Crozes-Hermitage
 Rhone Valley, France
“This dark ruby-hued 2007 Crozes-Hermitage reveals classic notes of tapenade/ black olive intermixed with red and black currant fruit, decent acidity and a medium-bodied texture. It should continue to provide pleasure for years.” Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Regular Price 25.99 per bottle, 311.88 per case
Sales Price 21.99 per bottle, 263.88 per case

2006 E. Guigal Chateauneuf Du Pape
Rhone Valley, France
“This wine has a dark plum/ ruby color and a big, sweet kiss of crème de cassis, kirsch, cedar, spice, and balsam wood. With outstanding intensity, full-bodied power, and a long, rich, silky finish, it should drink well for up to a decade.” 91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Regular Price 54.99 per bottle, 659.88 per case
Sales Price 49.99 per bottle, 599.88 per case