Guigal Cotes Du Rhone Rouge 2016 750ml
Varied soil, sediment, limestone, granite. Pebbles and Alluvia.
Grape variety - 50% Syrah, 40% Grenache, 10% Mourvèdre.
Average age of vines - 35 years.
Traditional winemakeing methods, temperature controlled fermentation. Long soaking on the skins.
Ageing - 1 ½ years in oak foudres.
Average yield - 40 Hl / hectare.
Average annual production - Around 4.000.000 bottles.
Eye : Deep and dark red. Shiny.
Nose : Fresh fruits with red berries and spices.
Palate : Full, round and racy. Rounded and smooth tannins. A full-bodied, rich and intensly aromatic wine.
Serving temperature - 16°C to 18°C.
Ageing potential - 8 years.
Food and wine matching - cold meats, meat, game bird and cheese
Overall : Full with a long finish and plenty of elegance and finesse due to the well balanced tannins and fruit.