Wine E. Guigal, Cote-Rotie "La Mouline" Cote Blonde, 2013
Wine ruby red color with crimson highlights.
The wine has a soft and harmonious taste with enveloping texture and silky tannins.
Strong and rich aroma of wine is made up of notes of violets, blackcurrant and red fruits.
Wine is recommended for venison and red meat goes well with cheese.
Wine Cote-Rotie "La Mouline" Cote Blonde is made from red grapes Syrah, which gives the wine a pronounced masculinity, and a small addition of white grape Viognier, adding guilt elegant femininity. Grapes for wine grown in the vineyard Côte Blonde "La Moulin", reminiscent of a Roman amphitheater. The average age of the vines - about 75 years. Soils consist of light colored silica, granite and limestone. Wine wine fermented in stainless steel vats with the traditional lowering caps. Maceration lasted 4 weeks. Excerpt wines are made in new oak barrels for 42 months. The wine can be drunk now, as it has excellent potential storage for 20 years. Cote Rotie "Moulin La" Côte Blonde - one of the most seductive and charming wines that express the essence of the cult of the vineyard "La Moulin." Wine is 7 times received the highest rating of 100 points from Robert Parker: 1978, 1983, 1988, 1999, 2003, 2005, and 2009.
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.