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Wine E. Guigal, Crozes-Hermitage Rouge, 2012

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Tasting Notes

Color

Wine of deep, dark garnet color.

Taste

In the massive, fresh taste of wine felt notes of blackcurrant and vanilla and oak nuances. The aftertaste is pleasant and long.

Aroma

The elegant aroma of the wine is dominated by notes of red fruits, such as cherries, strawberries and delicate oak nuances.

Gastronomy

The wine goes well with game, red meats and cheeses.

Interesting Facts

Wine E. Guigal, Crozes-Hermitage Rouge produced from grapes Syrah grown in the Rhone Valley on limestone soils. Age of vines - about 35 years. Fermentation took place at a controlled temperature for 3 weeks, then the wine is aged 24 months in oak barrels. Wine storage capacity is 8 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.

Features

  • Color depth: dark
  • Body/Saturation: average
  • Serving temperature: 16-18°С
  • Website: http://www.guigal.com/
  • Aging potential: 8 years
In our store you can buy wine E. Guigal, Crozes-Hermitage Rouge, 2012, price E. Guigal, Crozes-Hermitage Rouge, 2012 — $ 45. Producer wine Guigal. Delivery E. Guigal, Crozes-Hermitage Rouge, 2012.

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