E. Guigal Cote Rotie La Mouline 2016 - Bottle Shop of Spring Lake
E. Guigal Cote Rotie La Mouline 2016
SKU: 06445

E. Guigal Cote Rotie La Mouline 2016

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750ml
$499.00

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Category Red Wine
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Region France, Rhone, Cote Rotie
Brand E. Guigal
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
Ruby red with red vermillion tints. Small red fruits, blackberry and floral violet aromas. Intensely aromatic, powerful but full of finesse. Supple palate with balance between the finesse of the aromas and an explosive richness due to the concentration of the wine. Greatly expressive of the terroir. A feminine wine with voluptuous silky texture and intense aromas.
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Deep, glistening violet color. Highly perfumed aromas of fresh black/blue fruits, exotic spices, peony, vanilla and incense are complemented by a smoky mineral nuance. Juicy and expansive in the mouth, displaying alluringly sweet, mineral-tinged blueberry, cherry preserve and floral pastille flavors along with hints of licorice and cola. The floral and spice notes repeat emphatically on an extremely long, penetrating finish that features mounting tannins and a resonating mineral flourish.

Antonio Galloni
Wine Advocate
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Like the La Turque, the 2016 Cote Rotie La Mouline is about as approachable a young La La as you're likely to find. Floral notes include hints of violet and hibiscus set against a backdrop of blackberries and cassis. Medium to full-bodied, it's richly concentrated and textured, leaving behind a velvety, tannic feel on the long finish, accompanied by hints of cedary spice, mocha and salted licorice. It's another beauty that should drink well for at least two decades.

Joe Czerwinski
Wine Spectator
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Suave in feel, this lovely, beguiling wine offers perfumed black tea and incense notes swirling around a core of steeped cherry and plum fruit, all inlaid with notes of anise and juniper. The finish knits everything together nicely, with a mouthwatering mineral hint echoing. Best from 2022 through 2038. 125 cases imported.

James Molesworth, February 28, 2021

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