1996 GUIGAL La Landonne 1996

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SoDivin rating

90-94 / 100

Very good

1996 GUIGAL La Landonne 1996

Condition Good

Stock : 10 bottles
335,00 € tax incl. 279,17 € tax excl.
Avis d'expert
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Jancis Robinson
Jancis Robinson
Not as deep crimson as most of the Australians, and at first the nose was very much simpler and somehow fruitier (despite all that famous oaking regime in Ampuis!). It was clearly lighter in weight than most of the rest with black pepper notes and quite distinctive. I wondered whether it could be a Victorian Shiraz, perhaps Heathcote, but as it opened in the glass it was clear that this was a Rhône. Appetising, well-mannered. Quite marked natural acidity (unlike the Rosemount wine I tried immediately before it). Dry and distinctive.
Vintage 1996
Rating 90-94
Region Rhône
Appellation Côte Rotie
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price More than 300 €
Château Guigal
Country France
Château informations

The Maison GUIGAL vinifies and ages in its cellars, in Ampuis, the northern appellations of the Rhône Valley which are Côte-RôtieCondrieuHermitageSaint-Joseph and Crozes-Hermitage. The aging of the southern appellations Châteauneuf-du-PapeGigondas, Tavel and Côtes-du-Rhône is also assured in the Ampuis cellars.

The Hermitage 'Ex-Voto' is produced in the greatest vintages while the Saint-Joseph 'Lieu-Dit Saint-Joseph' in white and red and the famous Saint-Joseph red 'Vignes de l'Hospice' constitute references for this Appellation.

Among the jewels of the Domaine Guigal there are the inevitable Côte Rôtie "La Landonne", "La Turque" and "La Mouline". Known throughout the world, wine lovers of the Rhône are tearing themselves away. Some great vintages: 19781982198519881989199119951997199920032005

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