Domaine E. Guigal Côte-Rôtie

Region
France - Rhône
Winemaker
Philippe Guigal
Established
1946
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The house of E. Guigal was founded in 1946 by Etienne Guigal at Ampuis, just to the south and across the Rhône from the famous Roman city of Vienne. Ampuis is at the centre of the appellation of Côte-Rôtie , which translates as 'roasted slope' and gives some idea of the vineyards' exposure to the sun. This is a prized site for Syrah. The steep hillside of Ampuis has been producing wine from its terraces for at least 2400 years, a fact that the coins found in the vines prove.

Etienne Guigal came as a cellarman and vigneron to the house of Vidal-Fleury, the oldest in the Rhône (founded in 1781) at the age of 14 in 1923. He was involved in 67 vintages of Côte-Rôtie between Vidal-Fleury and Guigal, and his crowning achievement was to buy the house of Vidal-Fleury in 1984. Vidal-Fleury still operates independently of the house of Guigal. Marcel Guigal joined his father in the vineyards in 1961; together they worked to make E. Guigal the fine house that it is today. Philippe, the son of Marcel and Bernadette, is following in the family tradition. He studied initially at the Oenological University in Dijon and subsequently graduated from the International Organisation of the Wine in Paris as a Master of Science in Wine Management.

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Condrieu Guigal, , Domaine E. Guigal

Condrieu Guigal

Origin: Côte-Rôtie, Rhône, France

Produced from vines averaging 25 years of age, from the sand and granite terraced slopes of Condrieu.

Vinification

The yield is approximately 37 Hl/ha. Alcoholic fermentation occurs at low temperature, split one-third in new barrels and two-thirds in stainless steel tanks, all of which are Malolactic fermented.

Grape Variety
Viognier 100%
Alcohol by Volume
14.0% ABV
Wine Style
White Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

Brilliant clear golden yellow colour. Intensely floral (violets) and fruity (apricot, peaches and citrus) on the nose. Rich and full bodied, harmonious with light acidity and round fleshy fruits. Delicate and elegant. This wine posses a penetrating fragrance of flowers, white peaches, apricot and honey.

Available Vintages & Format

SKUDescriptionFormatVintageAvailabilityTrade PriceStock (Cases)
B0315074CONDRIEU Guigal 04Bottle (75cl)2004 Available£ 34.720.92
B0315077CONDRIEU Guigal 07Bottle (75cl)2007 Available£ 34.720.83

This is not a formal quotation. Prices shown are per bottle (size as indicated) DPD excluding VAT. All wines are sold subject to our Terms and Conditions of Sale.
Stock reported in cases of 12 bottles, 24 halves, 6 magnums (all 9L). Oversize bottles in single units.

Côtes du Rhône Blanc Guigal, , Domaine E. Guigal

Côtes du Rhône Blanc Guigal

Origin: Côte-Rôtie, Rhône, France

The Guigal domain was founded in 1946 by Etienne Guigal in the ancient village of Ampuis, home of the wines of the Côte-Rôtie. In these vineyards of over 2400 years old you can still see the small terraced walls characteristic of the Roman period. Etienne Guigal arrived in this region in 1923 at the age of 14. He made wine over 67 vintages and, at the beginning of his career, participated in the development of the Vidal-Fleury establishment.

The Guigal family owns vineyards in Condrieu and in the Côte-Rôtie with illustrious plots producing wines such as ‘La Doriane’ in Condrieu, the famous growths of the Côte-Rôtie ‘La Mouline’, ‘La Turque’ and ‘La Landonne’, Côte Rôtie Château d’Ampuis, Hermitage ‘Ex-Voto’, produced only in the great vintages and Saint-Joseph ‘Lieu-Dit Saint-Joseph’ in red and white, as well as the famous Saint-Joseph red « Vignes de l’Hospice ». These wines have each become flagships of their appellations.

Grape Variety
Viognier 55%, Roussanne 20%, Marsanne 10%, Clairette blanche 10%, Bourboulenc 5%
Alcohol by Volume
13.5% ABV
Wine Style
White Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

A well-rounded wine with elegance, strength and balance. Yellow gold in colour, clear and brilliant. Freshness on the nose marked by the distinctive aromas of Viognier ;white flowers, apricot, acacia and white peach. A fruity palate with plenty of richness and body.

Available Vintages & Format

SKUDescriptionFormatVintageAvailabilityTrade PriceStock (Cases)
B0314233COTES DU RHONE Blanc Guigal 16Bottle (75cl)2016 Trade only--
B0314234COTES DU RHONE Blanc Guigal 17Bottle (75cl)2017 Available£ 10.8129.42

This is not a formal quotation. Prices shown are per bottle (size as indicated) DPD excluding VAT. All wines are sold subject to our Terms and Conditions of Sale.
Stock reported in cases of 12 bottles, 24 halves, 6 magnums (all 9L). Oversize bottles in single units.

Brune et Blonde de Guigal, Côte-Rôtie, Domaine E. Guigal

Brune et Blonde de Guigal Côte-Rôtie

Origin: Côte-Rôtie, Rhône, France

From plots on steep slopes, this wine combines vines from Côte Blonde (Silicone limestone soil) and Côte Brune (soil rich in iron oxide). Across both plots the average age of vines is 35 years yielding 37 Hl/hectare.

Vinification

Fermentation in closed stainless steel tanks. Automatic punching down and temperature controlled during 3-week fermentation. Ageing is for 36 months in oak barrels of which half will be new oak.

Grape Variety
Syrah/Shiraz 96%, Viognier 4%
Alcohol by Volume
13.0% ABV
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

Dark ruby red colour. Spices, red berries and delicate oak aromas. Round soft tannins on the pallete. Aromas of rasberry, blackberry and vanilla. Overall balance between scarcely perceptible acidity and tannins which add ageing potential and softened by long ageing in oak

Available Vintages & Format

SKUDescriptionFormatVintageAvailabilityTrade PriceStock (Cases)
B0315383COTE ROTIE Brune et Blonde 13Bottle (75cl)2013 Available£ 38.217.25

This is not a formal quotation. Prices shown are per bottle (size as indicated) DPD excluding VAT. All wines are sold subject to our Terms and Conditions of Sale.
Stock reported in cases of 12 bottles, 24 halves, 6 magnums (all 9L). Oversize bottles in single units.

Côtes du Rhône Guigal, , Domaine E. Guigal

Côtes du Rhône Guigal

Origin: Rhône, France

From varied soils accross the Rhône: sediment, limestone, granite, Pebbles and Alluvia. Average age of vine is 35 years producing a yield of 41 HI/ha.

Vinification

Traditional winemaking methods, temperature controlled fermentation, long soaking on the skins. Maturation is 1½ years in oak foudres.

Grape Variety
Grenache/Garnacha 52%, Syrah/Shiraz 45%, Mourvèdre 3%
Alcohol by Volume
14.0% ABV
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

Deep, dark red in colour. Fresh fruit aromas with red and black berries. The palate is full, powerful and racy with rounded and smooth tannins. A full bodied, rich and intensely aromatic wine. Full with a soft finish and plenty of elegance and finesse due to the well balanced tannins and fruit. Goes well with cold meats, meat, game bird and cheese.

Available Vintages & Format

SKUDescriptionFormatVintageAvailabilityTrade PriceStock (Cases)
B0314232COTES DU RHONE Guigal magnum13Magnum (150cl)2013 Trade only--
B0315263COTES DU RHONE Guigal magnum01Magnum (150cl)2001 Trade only--
B0315264COTES DU RHONE Guigal magnum03Magnum (150cl)2003 Trade only--
B0315265COTES DU RHONE Guigal magnum05Magnum (150cl)2005 Trade only--
B0315384COTES DU RHONE Guigal 13Bottle (75cl)2013 Trade only--

This is not a formal quotation. Prices shown are per bottle (size as indicated) DPD excluding VAT. All wines are sold subject to our Terms and Conditions of Sale.
Stock reported in cases of 12 bottles, 24 halves, 6 magnums (all 9L). Oversize bottles in single units.

E. Guigal Côte-Rôtie, Château d'Ampuis, Domaine E. Guigal

E. Guigal Côte-Rôtie Château d'Ampuis

Origin: Côte-Rôtie, Rhône, France

The vineyard comprises of various soils made up of limestone and granite. The vines are approximately 50 years old.

Vinification

The grapes are harvested and pressed. Temperature controlled alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks. Aged for 38 months in new oak barrels.

Grape Variety
Syrah/Shiraz 93%, Viognier 7%
Alcohol by Volume
13.5% ABV
Wine Style
Red Wines
Closure
Cork

Winemaker's Notes

Deep red in colour with purple reflections. The nose is expressive and intense with aromas of black fruits, spices and oak. Concentrated and structured, the palate is powerful with flavours of plum, blackberry and vanilla.

Available Vintages & Format

SKUDescriptionFormatVintageAvailabilityTrade PriceStock (Cases)
B0316239COTE ROTIE Chateau d'Ampuis 00Bottle (75cl)2000 Available£ 72.980.00
B0316240COTE ROTIE Chateau d'Ampuis 01Bottle (75cl)2001 Available£ 72.983.00
B0316243COTE ROTIE Chateau d'Ampuis 04Bottle (75cl)2004 Available£ 72.983.92
B0316245COTE ROTIE Chateau d'Ampuis 11Bottle (75cl)2011 Available£ 72.985.00

This is not a formal quotation. Prices shown are per bottle (size as indicated) DPD excluding VAT. All wines are sold subject to our Terms and Conditions of Sale.
Stock reported in cases of 12 bottles, 24 halves, 6 magnums (all 9L). Oversize bottles in single units.

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