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E. Guigal Gigondas 2016


E. Guigal Gigondas 2016

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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: red wine
Vintage: 2016 Other vintages
Appellation:Gigondas (Rhône, France)
Winery: E. Guigal
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
The E. Guigal Gigondas 2016 (£25.69) is a red wine from Gigondas produced by E. Guigal that is made of syrah, mourvedre and grenache of 2016. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this red according to Drinks&Co users and obtained the following scores: robert parker: 92-94/100.

Description of E. Guigal Gigondas 2016

E. Guigal Gigondas 2016 (Grenache, Mourvedre and Syrah)


  • View: red purple.
  • Nose: expressive fruit flavors and hints of undergrowth.
  • Mouth: full, powerful and robust. Attack precise and fruity with round tannins and good aromatic persistence of resistance.


GRAPES: Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre.

AGEING: Aged for two years in oak barrels, half of which are new.

PREPARATION: vintage and traditional winemaking with long maceration.

WINE PAIRING: Red meats, especially game and cheeses.


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The Winery

E. Guigal

E. Guigal

The GUIGAL family owns vineyards in Condrieu and in the Côte-Rôtie with illustrious plots producing wines such as ‘La Doriane' in Condrieu, the famous growths of the Côte-Rôtie ‘La Mouline', ‘La Turque' and ‘La Landonne', Côte-Rôtie Château d'Ampuis, Hermitage ‘Ex-Voto', produced only in the great vintages and Saint-Joseph ‘Lieu-Dit Saint-Joseph' in red and white, as well as the famous Saint-Joseph red « Vignes de l'Hospice ». These wines have each become flagships of their appellations.

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Reviews of E. Guigal Gigondas 2016


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4 /5

L'un des fleurons de la maison Guigal, ce Gigondas se caractérise par son amplitude et sa générosité.

Composition et terroir :

Le terroir de ce Gigondas de la Maison Guigal est sur des sols d'alluvions et d’argiles en coteaux. Les vignes ont une quarantaine d’années et sont vinifiées de manière traditionnelle. Ce vin du Rhône est élevé pendant deux ans en foudres de chêne dont 50% sont neufs, ce qui donne ce côté boisé.

Cépage :

Syrah, Grenache et Mourvèdre pour ce vin du Rhône

Aspect visuel :

La robe de ce vin rouge est de couleur rouge pourpre.

Caractéristiques olfactives :

Le nez de ce vin rouge Gigondas du domaine Guigal est expressif et dominé par le fruit et des notes de sous-bois.

Attributs gustatifs : 

La bouche de ce vin de la vallée du Rhône est ample, puissante et charpentée. L’attaque de ce vin rouge est précise et fruitée, avec des tanins bien ronds et une persistance arômatique de belle tenue.
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4 /5

and with 24 centuries of history behind it, worked and preserved by three generations of winemakers with family values at their core and a commitment to an illustrious terrain that produces prestigious wines. This, in a nutshell, is the Maison Guigal. Right from the beginning the motto, "No Pains No Gains" underpins the promise made to founder Etienne Guigal. A commitment to work together to follow in his footsteps, to communicate the family's passion and create so many emotions. Today, Marcel and Philippe, along with their wives, are the guardians of this exceptional domain which combines history, devotion and a sense of togetherness. A breath of inspiration for generations to come.

Purple red in colour. 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.

Serves at: 16-18ºC

Food matches: Small game, red meat and cheese.
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4 /5

- Purple in colour
- 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.
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Reviews of other vintages of E. Guigal Gigondas 2016020190201702015


Cherry colour. The smell of violets was so strong that it seemed curious to me.A very nice bodied wine.
We had it with a bean stew and it was a fantastic combination (although I hadn't thought it at the beginning).
I drank with my best friend.
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Edward Harris


We tasted this wine at a wine tasting.
An intense red colour. The main aromas were coffee and wood. Flavours are well balanced.
I decided not to pair it with any dish.
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Gloria Kent


We drank this wine with friends.
Opaque red. Fantastic smell of roses. I noticed a kind of salty aftertaste in the finish.
We paired it with a wide range of tapas.
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Charles Walcott

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