Golden yellow color bright and clear. On the nose, the wine is marked with freshness by very distinct aromas of Viognier. Aromas of white flowers, apricot, acacia and white peach. Fruity wine with a lot of fat and wealth. This is a full wine combining elegance, power and balance.
Blend: 65% Viognier and 15% Roussanne, with Marsanne and tiny bits of Clairette and Bourboulenc
International Wine Cellar
Pale yellow. Fresh peach and white flowers on the spice-accented nose; really showing its viognier component today. Fleshy orchard and pit fruit flavors are firmed by a tangy orange zest quality picking up a smoky quality with air. Closes on a lively, stony note, with good energy and lingering floral and ginger notes.
The Guigal domain was founded in 1946 by Etienne Guigal in the ancient village of Ampuis, home of the wines of the Côte-Rôtie. In these vineyards that are over 2400 years old, you can still see the small terraced walls characteristic of the Roman period. Etienne Guigal arrived in this region in 1923 at the age of 14. He made wine for over 67 vintages and, at the beginning of his career, participated in the... View More