Posts Tagged E. Guigal

2003 E. Guigal Cotes du Rhône, France

A prototypical Rhone blend, with moderate amounts of blackberry, blueberry, licorice, saddle leather, dark cherry and black pepper. Medium-bodied, with mild tannins. MSRP: $12.99 (September 2006) Wine Lines rating: 86 Group:... Read more

2000 E. Guigal Chateauneuf du Pape

Young, fat, and sassy when first opened, with extracted, briary red berries and strawberry compote. Leans out on the palate, showing tart berries, terroir, and whiffs of pepper. With six hours of air, the wine took on an elegant persona. MSRP:... Read more

2000 E. Guigal Cote-Rotie, Brun et Blond, France

A tad lighter than the previous few vintages. It starts with strong cracked black pepper, followed by blackberry and boysenberry fruit and, finally, menthol. Medium bodied. Needs a lot more time. MSRP: $44.99 (April 2003) Wine Lines rating:... Read more