Guigal Gigondas Rouge 1999

Grenache from Gigondas, Rhone, France

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Item No. 51314
  • red wine
  • RP88
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Winemaker's Notes

This blend of Grenache (70%), Syrah (20%), and Mourvedre (10%) is a rich crimson color in the glass. It is a generouse, robust and full-bodied red wine, with a long elegant finish. Characterized by rich berry and plum fruit, mushroom, and liquorice. This Gigondas has the structure and fruit to cellar for the next 10 years. Enjoy with rabbit, grilled steaks, or cheeses.

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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 Gigondas

(jhee-gon-dahs) The muscleman of the Southern Rhone, Gigondas is situated right under the rugged, rocky range of the Dentelles de Montmirail - a sign of the rustic, edgy flavor found in wines from the area. The region, once a Cotes-du-Rhone village, earned its own appellation in 1971. Producing reds and roses, Gigondas creates top quality reds sometimes rivaling its...

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Learn About Grenache

Grenache (greh-NAASH) Sun-Worshiper This sun-worshiping grape gets ripe and loves hot, dry weather. Popular in Spain (called Garnacha), Australia and the southern Rhone region of France, Grenache is the primary grape in regions such as Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Tavel, and Priorat. It's often tamed by less fleshy, more structured grapes like Syrah...

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