The Cotes du Rhone Blanc now sets the standard for the appellation. Traditionally dominated by Clairette Grenache Blanc and Bourboulenc since 1991 Marcel Guigal has included significant proportions of Viognier (now 50%) Marsanne (from St.-Poray) and Roussanne in the blend. Fermented at cool temperatures in stainless steel cuves this wine is fresh rich and complex offering aromas of honeysuckle pear kiwi and minerals. Serve this dry white with appetizers grilled fish or spicy Asian preparations of all kinds.
The 2009 and 2010 Cotes du Rhone Blancs are blends of 55% Viognier and the rest Roussanne Marsanne Clairette and Bourboulenc all aged in tank....
The 2009 and 2010 Cotes du Rhone Blancs are blends of 55% Viognier and the rest Roussanne Marsanne Clairette and Bourboulenc all aged in tank. While there are multiple bottlings given the massive production they are consistent from bottling to bottling. The freshness exotic tropical fruits fragrant bouquets dry fleshy mid-palates and crisp finishes of these wines will be admired by consumers. These wines over-deliver in every sense and they should drink well for several years.
Guigal was founded in 1946 by Etienne Guigal after he spent 15 years working for Vidal Fluery. Etienne's son Marcel became involved very early...
Guigal was founded in 1946 by Etienne Guigal after he spent 15 years working for Vidal Fluery. Etienne's son Marcel became involved very early in the business when in 1961 he was forced to rush back from school because his father was suddenly struck with total blindness. Marcel has led the firm since, and his unparalleled work ethic and dedication to quality have lifted the Guigal wines to the pinnacle of the wine world, and the Guigal domaine