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E. Guigal Côte-Rôtie Château d'Ampuis

Wine Details

Vineyard

E. Guigal

Varietal

Syrah

Style

Red

Region

France

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2005 Vintage) "The fabulous 2005 Cote Rotie Chateau d’Ampuis is a resounding success. This is the first vintage where Guigal’s newest acquisition, the Syrah from the Viria Vineyard (essentially a fourth single vine...

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    opens nicely after 2 hours. vibrant nose and lovely youthful complexity. mature but showing energy. much better than earlier bottle. 12/14 has matured nicely. More masculine tones. Great with Chinese cuisine.

    over 1 year
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: (91-95) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1997 Vintage) Rating: (90-92) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 121 on Feb-99