1996 E. Guigal Chateauneuf-du-Pape Rouge
95 Ratings
95 Ratings
1996 E. Guigal Chateauneuf-du-Pape Rouge

Wine Description

(From 2007 Vintage) Deep dark red in color with aromas of spices and mature red fruits. The wine has round tannins with powerful complexity. A rich unctuous wine with notes of mature plums, hazelnuts and red fruits. Very rich, full of harmony and balance.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1999 Vintage) This wine is a fine, deep, dark-red color in the glass. On the nose it is spicy, with soft, ripe fruit aromas. On the palate there are is round tannins, complexity and power. A rich, full-bodied, smooth wine, with touches of ripe plums, stone fruit and soft fruit. This is a rich wine, with all in harmony and balance. Cellaring: Can be laid down for approximately 15 years. Suggestions for serving: Red meat, game birds and cheese A blend of 50% Old Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah and others from at l...

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  • Robert Parker
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: (88-92) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 113 on Oct-97