Guigal is a famous name in the Rhone Valley. This Cotes du Rhone bottling is proof they know how to get the most out of their fruit as this Grenache Syrah blend is terrific and an easy go-to wine that offers immediate pleasure.
91 POINTS, The Wine Advocate. "The 2016 Cotes du Rhone is a ripe, silky wine that should bring pleasure to thousands of consumers. Cherries and raspberries mark the nose, while the medium to full-bodied palate adds nuances of cola, tree bark and spice, it represents a terrific value."
90 POINTS, James Suckling. "Very brambly, rich and attractive tobacco, red and dark fruit and wild herbs. The palate has richness and an attractive feel with great core flesh and balance. The combination of quality, good value and accessibility here make this quite unique. Drink now."
This boutique Rosé from the coastal village of Cassis on the Mediterranean Sea is Grenache-dominated, with smaller percentages of Mourvedre and Cinsault. The wine is dry, taut, fresh and slightly saline. The winery makes only a small quantity of this,...
Pretty floral fruit that is clean (unoaked) and has a silky texture and ripe fruit. A lovely sipper or aperitif from southern France.
This Grenache-dominated (55%) blend, followed by Syrah and Merlot is juicy and frankly rather gulp-able. Treat this wine like an easy-going Cotes du Rhone. After all, the grapes come from the heart of the southern Rhône, where they are pampered by...