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Guigal Cotes du Rhone Rouge 1998

Rhone Red Blends from Cotes du Rhone, Rhone, France
  • ST 88
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Winemaker Notes

Unlike most producers in the appellation Guigal ages his Cote du Rhone rouge for a full two years before release. This expensive process results in a wine of unusual aromatic complexity, with a substantial and generous palate. Consistent from vintage to vintage, and deceptively age-worthy in the riper years.

Critical Acclaim

ST 88
International Wine Cellar

Guigal, Cotes du Rhone, France - Rhone
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