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Ratings and Awards
WS 93
RP 93
ST 93
W&S 87
JR 17
RVF 15
107 ratings for other vintages
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Tasting Notes

Color

The wine is dark ruby ​​color.

Taste

The wine has a powerful, tannic taste with hints of kidney blackcurrant and vanilla. The finish is spicy with a hint of liquorice.

Aroma

The aroma of wine there are notes of spices, red berries and subtle shades of oak.

Gastronomy

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

Interesting Facts

Juicy, soblazitelnoe wine "Hermitage Rouge" made ​​from grape varieties Syrah grown in the Hermitage appellation. The average age of the vines is 40 years. The wine is aged for 24 months in oak barrels. Annually produces 88,000 bottles of Hermitage Rouge ". The wine has excellent potential storage for 20 years.

"Hermitage Rouge 2003 presents aromas of black currants, licorice, pepper, spices and smoke. The thick red texture shows a terrific clean and fantastic body" - Robert Parker.

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: full-bodied
  • Serving temperature: 16-18°С
  • Website: http://www.guigal.com/
  • Aging potential: 20 years
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