Guigal Cote Rotie Brune et Blonde 2015 HALF (37.5cl)

£27.50

Red, Rhone, France

In stock

Description

Along with Jaboulet, the name Guigal is synonymous with great Rhone wines. Both are sizeable companies with an HQ in the northern part of the Rhone valley, making a range of wines including excellent Cotes du Rhone. At the top quality level, Jaboulet specialises in Hermitage and Crozes-Hermitage, while Guigal focusses on this fantastic Cote Rotie (a red wine vineyard) and Condrieu (white wine) near the town Ampuis, a short journey from Lyon. 13.5% ABV.

https://www.guigal.com/en/

Additional information

Bottle size

Half (37.5cl)

Grape Variety

Viognier

Origin

France. Rhône Valley

Vintage

2015

Cork or screwcap

Cork

Alcohol

14% ABV

Who makes this wine and where is it made?

Philippe Guigal is the current owner/manager of this wine estate. He owns vineyards and also purchases grapes from growers across the Rhone valley, meaning Guigal are one of the largest exporters of Rhone wines.

Tasting notes

A rich, perfumed, full-bodied white with plenty of character. Condrieu is made from the Viognier grape which gives this distinctive apricot perfume and full body.

Drink dates

Drink now or until Winter 2020

Ideas for drinking/ food matching

It's great without food given its lovely fruity nature, but also matches chicken and turkey dishes well.

Vegan

Organic

Technical Details

This wine is 100% Viognier from 30 year old vines. Fermentation occurs at a low temperature in new barrels (1/3) and in stainless steel vats (2/3). The wine goes through malolactic fermentation and 100% is aged in new oak.