Wine E. Guigal, Hermitage Blanc "Ex-Voto" AOC, 2015
Reviews of purchase E. Guigal, Hermitage Blanc "Ex-Voto" AOC, 2015
Wine clean straw-yellow color.
Wine charms for its rich, saturated, extravagant taste, which demonstrates the nuances of sweet fruit (peach, apricot, pear), light nuances of herbs, citrus and creamy shades. Juicy, long aftertaste reveals mineral motifs and beautiful smoky notes.
Full-bodied, intense aroma of wine gossip of the motives of honey nuances of honeysuckle, acacia flowers and hawthorn. The aroma captured exotic shades Asian spices.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment to lobster, chicken, truffles, hearty dishes and veal.
Wine Hermitage Blanc "Ex-Voto" AOC 2006 - a dry white wine from the French subregion Northern Rhone. By creating this drink, the owners of the winery Guigal wanted to recreate the true beauty of the region, embodied in the wine. That is why, "Ex-Voto" is available only in great years when the crop varieties Marsanne and Ruzan perfect. Berries for this wine is collected from old vines aged 50 to 90 years, grown on alluvial and sandy loam soils. The yield is 37 hl / ha. The phrase "Ex-Voto" literally means "as a result of a vow," and the word vote of - "vow", "the promise of the gods." In the process of creating the wine undergoes a process of malolactic fermentation. Vinification takes place in small oak barrels. Matured "Ex-Voto" for 30 months in new barrels of the same material.
Hermitage Blanc "Ex-Voto" AOC 2006 - excellent, memorable wine with creamy motives, showing excellent balance between sophisticated, but expressive aromas and rich fruit flavor. Wine storage capacity - 15 years.
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.