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132 Ratings
E. Guigal Chateauneuf du Pape
$32.99 USD
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Wine Details

Region

France

Wine Description

(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.

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    Fruit: black, jammy stone fruit. Blueberry Vegetable: green pepper opened up to black pepper Spice: a bit of black pepper hits your throat Earth: truffle, musty cellar dirt Meat: bacon?, sweat Choc/cof/tea: Cocoa nib, earl gray tea Other: leather Body: medium Balance: a bit hot, pushing a bit out of balance Structure: elegant, delicate Finish: like a long whisper

    about 1 year
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    Really a very nice wine. Outstanding for the relatively low price point of a chateauneuf. Great with stews or roasts. Gorgeous garnet color. Bright red fruit on the nose. Bright cherries with lingering spice on the palate. Extra long finish. Roadted meat?

    over 3 years
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    Clean and wonderful tannins. The wine had a smooth taste on the tounge but fills your mouth with flavors of blueberries and coffee, and a hint of pistachios.

    4 months
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: (92-95) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 133 on Feb-01
  • Robert Parker
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 145
  • Wine Spectator
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/03
  • Robert Parker
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/01/2008
  • Robert Parker
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 151