2019 Guigal Cotes Du Rhone RedBlend from France
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- 91 Josh Raynolds - Vinous Media
- 90 Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com
- 90 Decanter
91 Josh Raynolds - Vinous Media
Dark ruby. Spice-accented cherry and black raspberry aromas are complemented by suggestions of pungent flowers and cola. Fleshy and energetic in the mouth, offering nicely concentrated red and blue fruit flavors that tighten up steadily with air. Shows very good energy and lift on a long, gently tannic finish that leaves behind repeating red fruit and spice notes
90 Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com
The 2019 Côtes Du Rhône offers just about everything you could want from Côtes Du Rhône and is medium-bodied and textured, with complex notes of ripe darker cherries, violets, and pepper, supple tannins, and outstanding length. While I always say you should drink these in the first 4-5 years or so, these actually are capable of evolving for at least a decade.
A benchmark entry-level Côtes du Rhône from a classic Rhône Valley producer. A medium aromatic intensity of blackberries, spice, and black pepper. The palate is textured and serves the same dark fruit plus spice notes. The wine (like most Côtes du Rhônes) shines with food.
|Sub-Region||Cotes du Rhone|
91 - Josh Raynolds - Vinous Media
90 - Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com
90 - Decanter
|Varietal(s)||Syrah , Grenache / Garnacha, Mourvedre / Mataro / Monastrell / Garrut|
|Taste||currant, blueberry, blackberry, strawberry, black currant, dust, leather, blackberry , violet , oak , smoke , toast and vanilla|
|Nose||spice box, cedar, dark fruit, vanilla, toast, smoke, tobacco, red fruit, thyme , clove , cinnamon , black pepper and mint|