2017 Guigal Cotes du Rhone Rouge 1500ml
The Collective Review
The 2017 Guigal Cotes du Rhone Rouge 1500ml is a fine example of the celebrated Rhone Valley red wines.
It boasts a deep and rich ruby colour and a nose full of bright red fruits, including black cherry, raspberry, and plum, as well as hints of vanilla and spice. On the palate, it is full-bodied, well-structured, and balanced with tannins that are both firm and smooth.
The flavours are complex, with notes of black fruit, licorice, and leather, which are complemented by a long and lingering finish.
A red wine lover would undoubtedly enjoy this wine for its rich and complex flavour profile, which is a hallmark of Rhone Valley reds. The wine is well-balanced and has a depth of character that will keep the palate engaged throughout the entire glass.
Its bold and powerful flavours make it an ideal pairing for hearty and flavorful dishes such as grilled steak, roasted lamb, or spicy sausages.
The 1500ml bottle size is perfect for sharing with friends or for a special occasion, making it a great choice for any wine lover who appreciates the rich history and complexity of Rhone Valley reds.
- Producer: E. Guigal
- Varietal: Shiraz Grenache Mourvedre
- Region: Rhône Valley
- Net volume: 1500ml
- Vintage: 2017
Style GuideLight Intense
The wine's deep and dark red colour shines in the glass, inviting a closer inspection. A burst of fresh fruit with notes of red berries and spices fills the nose, creating a delightful sensory experience. On the palate, the wine is full and round, with a racy, intense character that is complemented by smooth and well-rounded tannins. The overall impression is one of elegance and finesse, with a full-bodied richness that lingers on the finish. This wine is a true gem, balanced perfectly between the fruit and tannins, delivering a complex and satisfying taste.