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2000 Côte Rôtie Brune et Blonde Guigal (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Domaine E. Guigal   details
Appellation: Côte Rôtie - Vallée du Rhône - France (AOC)
Type: red
Varietal: Syrah
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$59.99
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: May 12, 2005 , John King
91 points "Nose: fragrant; Acidity: supple; Sweetness: dry; Body: full-bodied; Finish: medium; Overall: pleasant; "
rated: June 15, 2003 , Robert Parker
88 points "The flattering, soft 2000 Cote Rotie Brune et Blonde lacks the concentration and depth of its older sibling. Nevertheless, it is a good effort in a year when dilution was clearly a problem. It should be drunk during its first 5-7 years of life." Best 2003-2010
rated: August 31, 2003 , Wine Spectator
90 points "Discreet red, with reserved mineral, wet earth character and a tightly wound tannin structure. The fruit isn't very ripe, but shows up as cherries, blackberries and, in a different register, some floral notes. Very subtle oak, just touches of mocha and spices. Will improve with age. Best from 2005 through 2011. 20,830 cases made. (PM)" Best 2005-2011
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