Guigal St. Joseph Vignes de l'Hospice Rouge 2005

Syrah/Shiraz from Rhone, France

$125.00 $109.00
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Item No. 94803
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • RP95
  • WS93
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Winemaker's Notes

"The 2005 St.-Joseph Vignes de l'Hospice boasts a dense purple hue, huge tannin, but massive concentration and intensity. Minerality, floral notes, and an impression of a blockbuster Syrah walking on a tightrope are present in this brilliantly executed and etched wine. Give it 4-5 years of cellaring, and drink it over the following two decades."
-Wine Advocate 93-95

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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...

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Learn About Other Rhône

Other appellations of the Rhône include: in the North – St-Péray, Chateau Grillet; in the South – Lirac, Côtes du Ventoux, Côtes du Tricastin, Rasteau

Learn About Syrah/Shiraz

(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...

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