2004 E. Guigal Côtes du Rhône Rouge

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89 points Stephen Tanzer: "Deep, bright red. Fresh strawberry and raspberry on the nose, with sexy violet and rose accents. Sweet red berry flavors are sharpened by notes of cracked pepper and lifted by tangy minerality. Finishes firm and chewy, with a bright redcurrant note. Suave and focused for the category, as usual. This cuvee has a good track record for aging." According to Robert Parker: "A strong effort, the deeply-hued, seductive 2004 Cotes du Rhone (primarily Syrah with some Grenache included in the blend) displays loads of berry fruit, not a great deal of complexity, but beautiful texture, softness, and silkiness. Guigal’s master blends are always consistent and uniform despite different bottling dates. Most of these wines drink well for 3-4 years." (02/07) According to the Wine Spectator: "Smoky, with a nice kiss of cocoa leading the way for dark plum, briar and hot stone notes. Has good grip. Drink now." 13.5% abv.(05/07)

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By: Matt Esq. | Review Date: 2/13/2010
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In a sea of mediocre cotes du rhone at this price point, it's a standout. Nice 50/50 fruit/barnyard ratio. I'm gonna be sad when they run out of this one. Curious to try the slightly more expensive 06 they just got in.

By: Derek | Review Date: 12/27/2009
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solid value. sometimes surprising in good vintages and with proper cellaring.

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- Legendary wine-producing region in southeast France. Stereotypically speaking, Rhone wines are high in alcohol, and the majority produced is red. The northern Rhone is best known for outstanding 100% Syrah wines from areas such as Cote Rotie and Hermitage, as well as for fabulous white wines from Condrieu (where Viognier is king). In the southern Rhone, look for spicy, full-bodied wines that are blends of Grenache, Syrah, and other varietals coming from appellations such as Chateauneuf du Pape, Gigondas, or Rasteau. Wines labeled as Cote du Rhone or Cotes du Rhone Village (a cut above generic Cotes du Rhone) are frequently found here in the US because they often represent some of the best values on the market. View our bestselling Rhone Valley wines.
Alcohol Content (%): 13.5