Wine E. Guigal, Cote-Rotie "La Landonne", 2013
Reviews of purchase E. Guigal, Cote-Rotie "La Landonne", 2013
The wine is dark red, almost black.
Taste wine has an extremely rich and sweet tannins, perfectly integrated into the delicate structure of the wine.
The aroma of wine woven tone espresso, black olives, blackberries and black currants. Also traced echoes smoke flavor and dark charcoal.
The wine is recommended to serve in conjunction with game, red meats and cheeses.
Red wine Cote-Rotie "La Landonne" made from grape varieties Syrah grown in the vineyard "La Landon", located on a gentle slope in the appellation of Côte Rôtie. Pinot Noir vines 25 years of age grow on iron oxide-rich shale soil. Begin to gather the harvest by hand in mid-September. Fermented wine at a sufficiently high temperature to 30-34 ° C for 1 month, and for the preservation characteristics terroir wine yeast artificial not added. The wine is aged in new oak barrels for 42 months. Wine Côte Rôtie "La Landon" has repeatedly received the highest score of 100 points in the rankings famous wine critics.
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 of vines is that some of them are located on the 65-degree slope and processed manually. In addition, for protection against insects are used only environmentally friendly methods so produced wine most clearly reflect the diversity of soils Rhone Valley.