E. Guigal Côte-Rôtie Brune et Blonde
Robert Parker"Guigal’s Cote Rotie Brune et Blonde (25,000 cases produced), tends to have 4-5% Viognier included in the blend. Guigal says, "1999 is the greatest vintage in my lifetime for Cote Rotie." His 1999 Cote Rotie Brune et Blonde has the finest potential of any Brune et Blonde I have tasted in nearly twenty years of annual visits. Its deep ruby/purple color is accompanied by a gorgeous, fat, exotic nose of bacon fat, honeysuckle, cassis, and tapenade. A touch of new saddle leather also makes an appeara...
Wine SpectatorRating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/02.
Wine AdvocateRating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate.
Wine EnthusiastRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast.