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Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.
Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.
Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.
Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.
The 2006 Cote Rotie Chateau d'Ampuis is exquisite. A feminine, grand cru Musigny-styled effort, it possesses abundant floral scents along with hints of frying lard interwoven with creme de cassis, cherries, and spice. Round and generous with a superb texture, terrific purity, and a long, spicy finish, there is not a hard edge to be found in this brilliant Cote Rotie. It should drink effortlessly for 15-20 years.
"The 2006 Cote Rotie Chateau d'Ampuis is exquisite. A feminine, grand cru Musigny-styled effort, it possesses abundant floral scents along with hints of frying lard interwoven with creme de cassis, cherries, and spice. Round and generous with a superb texture, terrific purity, and a long, spicy finish, there is not a hard edge to be found in this brilliant Cote Rotie. It should drink effortlessly for 15-20 years.
The Wine Advocate
"Vivid ruby. Red and dark berry preserves and spice cake on the nose, with complicating floral qualities that gain strength with air. Very fresh, with intense black raspberry and bitter cherry flavors supported by a firm spine of minerality. Fine-grained and nimble, with admirable finishing clarity and precision."
International Wine Cellar
"Still a touch tight, this builds slowly with tangy red and black
currant fruit married to dark olive notes. There's a tarry edge on
the finish, with lingering iron and espresso notes that gain steam
nicely as they air in the glass. Drink now through 2019."
The Guigal domain was founded in 1946 by Etienne Guigal in the ancient village of Ampuis, home of the wines of the Cote-Rotie. In these vineyards that are over 2400 years old, you can still see the small terraced walls characteristic of the Roman period. Etienne Guigal arrived in this region in 1923 at the age of 14. He made wine for over 67 vintages and, at the beginning of his...Read More About Guigal
The Rhone appellation furthest north, the translation of Cote Rotie is roasted slope, named after the region's very steep, south facing slopes that have ideal exposure to the sun. There are two main slopes, Cote Brunes & Cote Blondes. They are just as they sound, with the darker Brunes soils consisting of rich clay and iron, producing firm and robust wine. The...Read More About Cote Rotie
(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...Read More About Syrah/Shiraz
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