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145 Ratings
E. Guigal Chateauneuf du Pape

Wine Details

Region

RhôneFrance

Wine Description

(2009 Vintage) Soil type Round pebbles and red clay. Grape variety 70 % Vieux Grenache 15 % Syrah 10% Mourvèdre 5% others. Average age of vines 45 years. Winemaking Traditional winemaking with temperature controlled alcoholic fermentation. 3 weeks maceration in tanks. Ageing 2 years in oak foudres.

Expert Reviews
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  • International Wine Cellar
    Medium red. Aromas of leather, smoke, red cherry and gibier. Vinous and moderately ripe, but with sneaky vinosity and nicely delineated flavors. Notes of pepper and leather. Finishes with firm tannins and good freshness and grip. A juicy, food-friendly wine.
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: (88-92) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 113 on Oct-97
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/00
  • Robert Parker