E. Guigal Saint-Joseph Lieu Dit Blanc 2019 (95 WS)
“There’s an exotic edge to the mix of papaya, creamed yellow apple, salted butter, chamomile and macadamia nut in this expressive white, all carried by a brioche- and white ginger–accented finish. Gorgeous.” – JM
E. Guigal Saint-Joseph Lieu Dit Blanc 2019
Guigal’s Saint-Joseph Lieu Dit comes from the vineyard that gives the Saint-Joseph appellation its name, and is one of the finest sites in the Northern Rhone Valley. Made in minuscule quantities, the Lieu Dit Blanc is one of the most original and distinctive whites in the Rhone. A seamless balance of freshness and fruitiness, pleasure and interest, and flavors and structure. Guigal’s specialty in whites is especially evident in this wine.
Rhône Valley, France
The more you learn about the Guigal family, the more astounding becomes their story. Their wines are the benchmarks for every Rhone appellation, and over the last thirty years they have become arguably the most lauded producer in the world. Year after year the Guigal family produces wines of exceptional quality that in all classes offer exceptional value.