2003 Guigal Cote Rotie Brune Et Blonde
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2003 Guigal Cote Rotie Brune Et Blonde

Wine Details

Vineyard

Varietal

Style

Region

FranceRhôneCôte Rôtie

Vintages

2001

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Vineyard

Varietal

Style

Region

Côte RôtieRhôneFrance

Vintages

2001

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    Amazing wine. Medium ruby color with a nose full of deep concentrated fruit, mostly cherry, together with sweet spice and old wood and a tone of violet flowers that gives the wine a lift. And if nose was good, palate was spectacular with peacock's tail opening of flavors, great intensity, smooth opulent texture and long finish. Flavors included violets, dark cherry fruit and sweet vanilla spice. (1299 views) Tasted by Yiannis on 4/5/2012 & rated 94 points: Rhone Magic (Le Petit Sommelier Restaurant): Almost 3 years since I wrote my last note on this, and my overall assessment remains unchanged: this is a fantastic Cote-Rotie from Guigal, despite being his basic bottling from this appelation. It has a dark ruby-garnet color; a seductive nose with continuously evolving aromas of kirsch, black and red berries, fruit cake, green olives, nicely integrated oak, violets, black pepper, smoked ham and hints of coffee; full-bodied with firm but juicy tannins, great fruit and high acidity; very long, peppery finish. Very enjoyable now but with potential to improve further. (1410 views) Tasted by whitesnake on 4/5/2012 & rated 92 points: Garnet with a moderate tawny rim. Evolved on the nose with meat, fried bacon, coffee, chocolate and overt oak influence. Peppery on palate with medium velvety/ripe tannins that are quite fluid. A fine wine with concentration, balancing acidity and firm tannins. Approachable already. (1499 views)

    almost 2 years