E. Guigal Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2019 (95 W&S)
“In the opulent, well-upholstered style of white Châteauneuf-du-Pape, this feels broad and rich, with a satin texture and luxurious amounts of peach and apricot fruit. The flavors last, their nutty warmth and spicy detail pointing to the wine’s time in oak, the length pointing to the mineral structure that will keep this vibrant for years in the cellar.” – 2/22
Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2019
Guigal produces an intensely concentrated, inviting and complex Châteauneuf-du-Pape that is almost unique to the region today. Their passion for Châteauneuf, the leading appellation of the Southern Rhône, runs as deeply as that for their home sites in the Northern Rhône. The combination of working with top fruit that has perfect ripeness, along with their extraordinary patience in the cellar, results in rich and full, yet savory, spicy, seamless and balanced wines. Wines to enjoy immediately but capable of aging, and, above all, wines that leave you wanting more.
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.