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45 Ratings
E. Guigal Côte-Rôtie Brune et Blonde

Wine Details

Vineyard

E. Guigal

Varietal

Syrah

Style

Red

Region

France

Wine Description

Guigals Cote Rotie is a wine of finesse and complexity which ages beautifully, developing aromas and flavors of black pepper, spice, licorice, and game. It is one of the great wines of the world.

Expert Reviews
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  • 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 Spectator
    Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/02.
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate.
  • Wine Enthusiast
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast.