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2003 Crozes-Hermitage Guigal (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Domaine E. Guigal guigal.com   details
Appellation: Crozes-Hermitage - Vallée du Rhône - France (AOC)
Type: red
Varietal: Syrah
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$20.00
 
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: October 9, 2006 , John King
"removed via inventory"
tasted: October 30, 2006 , ed elanjian
89 points
tasted: February 9, 2007 , Robert Pinkerton
4 stars "Color: dark; Nose: discreet; Aromas: floral; Acidity: supple; Sweetness: medium dry; Body: firm; Finish: medium; Overall: pleasant; "
rated: February 20, 2006 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
94 points "The dense purple-colored 2003 Crozes-Hermitage possesses sumptuous aromas of tapenade, creme de cassis, cherries, and spice. Beautifully-textured, full, and long, it will offer impressive drinking over the next 10-12 years. Marcel and Philippe Guigal, never content to rest on their already impressive credentials, announced that in the future, they expect to release another single vineyard Cote Rotie from a 3.7 acre parcel in the Viria vineyard on the Cote Brune. The first vintage or two will probably be added to the Chateau d’Ampuis. If the potential turns out to be as exceptional as they believe, lovers of these great wines will have a fourth single vineyard Cote Rotie called Viria to contemplate. There are many admirable things about Marcel Guigal, but most significant is that he has been a qualitative locomotive that has brought attention to the Rhone Valley, and has raised the quality bar for the entire region. More importantly, he realizes that most consumers will have access only to his least expensive wines from the Cotes du Rhone, so he has made every effort to continue to increase the quality of both his white and red Cotes du Rhones. His Cotes du Rhone whites have jumped in quality as he has settled on a general blend of approximately 50% Viognier and the rest Roussanne, Marsanne, Clairette, Bourboulenc, and Grenache Blanc. Importer: Fred Ek and Patrick Will, Ex Cellars Wine Agencies, Solvang, CA; tel. (805) 686-9153 (91-94)" Best 2006-2018
rated: July 31, 2006 , WA
91 points
rated: January 1, 2012 , The Wine Advocate erobertparker.com
94 points "The dense purple-colored 2003 Crozes-Hermitage possesses sumptuous aromas of tapenade, creme de cassis, cherries, and spice. Beautifully-textured, full, and long, it will offer impressive drinking over the next 10-12 years." Best 2006-2018
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