Wine E. Guigal, Cote-Rotie "La Turque" Cote Brune, 2013
Wine, ruby-red color with a dark tint.
Unusually harmonious and flexible taste of wine is highly concentrated and expressive tannins.
The wine has a strong and fragrant bouquet, which is filled with tones of red fruits, cherries and blackberries.
Wine is served to the game, goes well with red meats and cheeses.
Wine Cote-Rotie "La Turque" Cote Brune made from red grapes Syrah with a little white Viognier. Grapes grown in the Côte Brune in the vineyard "La Turk", which has southern exposure. The average age of the vines is 15 years. The soils are rich in iron oxide and rich shale, which is reflected in the strength and elegance of the wine. Fermentation "La Turque" made in stainless steel vats with traditional punching caps. Maceration lasted 4 weeks. The wine is aged in new oak barrels for 42 months. The wine can be drunk now, as it has excellent potential storage for 25 years. Wine Côte Rôtie "La Turk" Côte Brune 6 times received the highest score of 100 points in the ratings Robert Parker: 1985, 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.