Wine E. Guigal, Cotes du Rhone Rose, 2014
Reviews of purchase E. Guigal, Cotes du Rhone Rose, 2014
The wine has a bright pink color.
Taste wine elegant, thin, rounded, pleasant fruity and well balanced. The finish is long, slightly spicy.
Fresh, expressive, harmonious aroma of the wine reveals notes of raspberries, gooseberries, red fruit and light citrus motives.
Wine is served in appetizers, goes well with poultry and white meat, it is recommended to fish on the grill.
Cotes du Rhone Rose, 2012 - fresh and very light pink wine that from the first minute dating conquers expressive fruit and citrus bouquet, harmoniously complemented fragrance of ripe raspberries. Its taste is full of elegance and balance that has repeatedly been noted by French and international wine experts in the process of "blind" tasting rose wines. Wine Cotes du Rhone Rose - one of the best achievements of E. Guigal, created exclusively for the enjoyment and admiration.
Blend wine Cotes du Rhone Rose is 4 grape varieties, dominated by Grenache (60%), supplemented by Senso (30%), as well as a small proportion of Syrah (7%) and Mourvèdre (3%). The first three classes form the structure of the wine, and Mourvedre brings gorgeous color and light spicy nuances. Vines with an average age of 25 years are growing in the region Cotes du Rhone, in the valley of the Rhone River, in eastern France. The soils here - clay, limestone and alluvial, with stony deposits. The Mediterranean climate of the region is characterized by mild winters and hot summers, helping to create a very bright, rich wines with high alcohol level (14%). To create a rosé wine using traditional methods, with the obligatory short maceration and long fermentation under strictly controlled temperature of 18 ° C. To preserve the natural freshness and flavor of wine aging is carried out in stainless steel tanks. Annual production of wine Cotes du Rhone Rose is 250 000 bottles.
Etienne Guigal founded his winery, known around the world today, in 1946, in the old village Ampyui. Son of Etienne Marcel Guigal, began to help his father and work at the winery at a fairly young age, eventually succeeding his older, suddenly blinded father. Marseille invested in the family business not only all his strength, but also the soul. Today, 29-year-old son Marcel - Philippe Guigal family winemaking tradition continues. He served as chief enologist of "Guigal" and has 3 degrees. Speaking about it, Robert Parker said that over the past 20 years have not seen such a winemaker who is so fanatically cares about the quality of its wines. His word is not an exaggeration: the current owner of Guigal - a real perfectionist, and this feature helps it to produce a number of truly great wines. Philip faithful to the traditions laid down by his grandfather Etienne, and withstands wine for a longer period than other manufacturers Rhone Valley. Thus, the elite wine "Guigal, Cote-Rotie" spends in oak barrels for 36 to 42 months. Striving for perfection led Philip to install new equipment at the winery and build a new cellar.
The company owns Guigal truly unique vineyards - the oldest in France, planted more than 2,400 years ago. Another feature is that some of them are located on the 65-degree slope are processed manually. In addition, for protection against insects use only eco-friendly practices, so by guilt most clearly reflect the diversity of soils Rhone Valley.