Wine E. Guigal, Tavel, 2014
Reviews of purchase E. Guigal, Tavel, 2014
Wine pure and deep salmon color.
Fruity wine has a beautiful structure, charming roundness, low acidity, fleshy tones of fruit and a nice ending.
The wine has an elegant floral-fruity fragrance.
Wine is served to the appetizers, grilled meat and fish dishes.
Tavel - the most famous rosé wine, which is often called the "King of pink wines." This wine was one of the favorite drinks of French King Louis XIV and Philip IV the Fair. The grapes for wine making is going to vines 25 years of age, grown in Tavel appellation. The wine is aged in stainless steel vats for 6 months. Opinion that rose wines are not able to live long, wrongly, and this proves Tavel 4-6 years of potential for aging.
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.