E. Guigal Gigondas 2009, Ac

Rhone South Rhone-South
Rhone, France

$36.95 (331900)

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90 pts
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April 13, 2013
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Critic Reviews (4)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Guigal’s style tends toward opulence with very good ripeness supported with generous oak. This has a great nose of...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

For an operation so large, the level of quality at Guigal is remarkable. Dark-opaque ruby in colour, the 2009...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Mature and slightly funky on both the nose and palate, with a notably dry and astringent texture, Guigal's Gigondas...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

One can almost always count on Guigal to produce a solid, distinctive and classy Gigondas. This incarnation is a...

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Community Reviews (3)

Monika  Janek
Monika Janek

Blackberry, blueberry, herbal notes, spice and those garrigue notes coming from the Grenache (although not as strong). This wine is packed with flavour. Dense is a great word to describe it. Fruit and soft tannins are integrated beautifully. E. Guigal is a reliable producer and this Gigondas is one such example.

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Brooke McClelland
Brooke McClelland

Alright, but for the money I would expect more.

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Michael  Egerton
Michael Egerton

Couldn't disagree more with the respected critics on this one. Elegant nose of jammy fruits and a hint of spice, but this wine ends there. At 14.5% alcohol I found this to be suprisingly light in weight without the umph of many côte du Rhones retailing at half the price. Very dry with weak tannins and a finish that drops off almost immediately. This was the third bottle I tasted and all disappointed especially at this price point for the region.

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