"The 2006 St.-Joseph Lieu-Dit St.-Joseph blanc exhibits more smoke, honeyed grapefruit, and floral scents along with terrific acidity and excellent depth.
As always, a tasting at Guigal is an opportunity to receive several years' worth of wine education in one day (that's how long it takes to go through all the bottles and barrels). Marcel Guigal is obviously a brilliant businessman, but most importantly, he understands vineyards, how to get maximum quality from them, and how to make wines, at all different price levels. From his Cotes du Rhones to Cote Roties, these wines are as good as one is likely to find..."
-Wine Advocate 90-92
" Light yellow. Spicy quince, apple and pear aromas, with a potent array of minerals, spices and floral qualities building with air. Impressively deep and delineated, with smoky pit fruit and licorice character on the long, sappy finish. This is quite complex."
-International Wine Cellar