E. Guigal Gigondas Red 2016 750ml - SPIRITED Wines
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E. Guigal Gigondas Red 2016 750ml
SKU: 62416

E. Guigal Gigondas Red 2016

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750ml
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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region France, Rhone, Gigondas
Brand E. Guigal
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
Purple. Intense nose dominated by peach and apricot with liquorice and notes of undergrowth. Generous, powerful and full-bodied with a long elegant finish. A frank attack, racy with soft tannic structure. Pair with red meat, game and cheese.
Jeb Dunnuck
  • jd95

The finest effort I've tasted from this estate's Gigondas, their 2016 is a drop-dead gorgeous wine that competes with the best in the appellation. Loads of framboise, lavender, garrigue, and hints of game emerge from this sweetly fruited, full-bodied, powerful yet elegant Gigondas. It's beautiful wine and I continue to believe that 2016 is one of the greatest vintages ever (if not the greatest) for the Southern Rhône. You can drink this beauty any time over the coming 15-20 years.

December 12, 2019
Wine Advocate
  • wa92

Guigal's 2016 Gigondas offers up a luscious mouthful of pomegranate and raspberry fruit. Sourced from higher elevations within the appellation, it's full-bodied and velvety, but it retains a paradoxical sense of lightness and remains easy to drink, adding hints of garrigue on the finish.

Joe Czerwinski, December 19, 2019