Technical sheet:

Grape Variety: 65% Viognier, 15% Roussanne, 8% Marsanne, 8 % Clairette, 2% Bourboulenc & 2% white Grenache

Country: France

Region: Rhone Valley

Appellation: Cotes du Rhone

Soil: Varied soil, sediment, limestone & granite

Vinification: Low temperatures, temperature controlled alcoholic fermentation

Ageing/Maturation: Stainless steel tanks

Cellar Potential: 3 years

Service: 10°C

E. Guigal Cote Du Rhone Blanc 2016

White Wine - E. Guigal

HK $150

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TASTING NOTES:

Eye: Yellow gold, clear and brilliant.

Nose: Freshness marked by the distinctive aromas of Viognier; white flowers, apricot, acacia and white peach.

Palate: Fruity with plenty of richness and body.

Overall: A well-rounded wine with elegance, strength and balance.

HISTORY:

The Guigal Estate was founded in 1946 by Etienne Guigal in Ampuis, a small ancient village and cradle of the Côte-Rôtie appellation. It shelters a unique vineyard where the vines and the wines have been famous for 2,400 years. Arriving in 1924 at 14 years old, the founder vinified 67 harvests in Côte-Rôtie and, at the beginning of his career, took part in the development of Vidal-Fleury establishment.

The Guigal Estate vinifies and ages the wines of the Southern Rhône appellations in its cellars in Ampuis. The wines of the great Southern appellations Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Gigondas, Tavel and Côtes-du-Rhône are also aged in these cellars.

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