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Southern Comforts: The medieval village of Avignon offers a gorgeous home base for exploring the glories of the southern Rhone Valley

Modern Luxury, a leading luxury publication with regional editions across several major metropolitan cities, has published “Southern Comforts: The medieval village of Avignon offers a gorgeous home base for exploring the glories of the southern Rhone Valley.” The two-page feature will appear in each regional publication listed below and highlights the history of Avignon and the acquisition of Château de Nalys, located in the heart of Châteauneuf-du Pape, by the Guigal family. The piece shares candid insights from Philippe Guigal on Nalys and its reputation before they invested in its revitalization, along with his family’s high expectations for this property. Writer David Zivan notes that the Guigal’s expertise and resources from their Northern Rhone property have already paid off with their flagship red 2016 Grand Vin. This is a great story, worth reading in full HERE.

This story will appear in the following regional publications: Aspen, Angeleno, The Atlantan, Boston Common, DC, Houston, Manhattan, Miami, Modern Luxury Dallas, Modern Luxury Hawaii, Modern Luxury Orange County, Modern Luxury Palm Beach, San Francisco, Modern Luxury San Diego, Modern Luxury Scottsdale, Philadelphia Style, Silicon Valley and Vegas.



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    Guigal's mastery of growing and producing white wine varieties in the Rhône Valley is exemplified in this wine of immense breadth and power, elegance and expression.  Intensely aromatic nose of white flowers, citrus and a touch of vanilla, on the palate the presence is undeniably penetrating, with a deep minerality joining the notes above.

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    Château de Nalys Châteauneuf-du-Pape Grand Vin 2016


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    Since its creation in 1946 by Etienne Guigal, the Guigal family has produced a Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The terroirs of Nalys realize a dream spanning three generations to join this leading prestigious and historic appellation. Marcel and Philippe Guigal will bring passion and rigour, their family quality philosophy, and the ambition of waving the flag of Châteauneuf-du-Pape at the very highest level.