E. Guigal - Cotes-du-Rhone - White
E. Guigal - Cotes-du-Rhone - White

White Wine E. Guigal - Cotes-du-Rhone - White 2017

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Item# 902C-17

Product Ratings

Robert Parker 89pt


The firm of E. Guigal, located in Ampuis, was founded in 1946 by Etienne Guigal. Since 1961 his son Marcel has led the estate, and his unparalleled work ethic and dedication to quality have brought attention to Cote-Rotie and other appellations throughout the Rhone that were in danger of being lost, and lifted the Guigal wines to the pinnacle of the wine world. Today, Marcel's son Philippe serves as Director and Oenologist, continuing the tradition of leadership in the Rhone Valley and uncompromising excellence.


Guigal produces an almost completely distinct Cotes du Rhone Blanc due to their Northern Rhone mindset. Wines under this general appellation are dominated by Southern Rhone grapes such as Clairette, Grenache Blanc, and Bourboulenc. Since 1991 the Guigals have searched for and encouraged plantings of Viognier for their Cotes du Rhone Blanc, as they have a love story with this grape that was nearly extinct in the middle of the last century. They believe the Viognier adds critical freshness and aromatics to the other varieties. The plantings that go into this wine are on varied soils, primarily sedimentary, limestone and granite. Vines average 25 years of age, and yields are a low 1.8 tons per acre.


Handled at low temperatures and then fermented 100% in stainless steel tanks at low temperatures. While the key to this wine is its play of freshness with the expressive, concentrated fruit, it has complexity that means it benefits from some aging and development. It was held until 9 months after harvest.

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