Wine E. Guigal, Saint-Joseph "Vignes de l'Hospice", 2008
Reviews of purchase E. Guigal, Saint-Joseph "Vignes de l'Hospice", 2008
The wine is dark red in color.
The wine has expressive tannins, excellent acidity and full, elegant, soft, incredibly long taste.
Intense, expressive aroma of the wine reveals notes of black fruits, subtle undertones of oak polished.
The wine goes well with red meats, game and cheeses.
"Even in 2008, Saint-Joseph" Vignes de l'Hospice "is one of the most outstanding wines! Incense, camphor, black currants, cherries, licorice, crushed stone and graphite present in this dark ruby wine with plum tones. This is the result of brilliant winemaking ! "
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.
Warning: according to recommendations of the "ФС РАР" from 2018.06.25: alcoholic production can be bought only personally in the Winestyle shops.
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