E. Guigal Cotes du Rhone Blanc 750 ML
|Appellation:||Cotes du Rhone|
Collections:750 ml, All Collection, E. Guigal, France, Rhône Valley, Still, White, White Wine, Wine
Tags: 750 ml, Cotes du Rhone, E. Guigal, France, Rhone Valley, Still, White, Wine
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The impact and influence of the Guigal family across the Rhone Valley, France, and all the world of fine wine is so immense, it?s sometimes difficult to remember that it?s all happened so quickly. In a country with such a rich and deep wine history, the Guigal family?s story is only in its third generation. The remarkable story begins with Etienne Guigal, a remarkably independent and both intellectually and physically capable man. He was the youngest child in his family, but as the most resilient he was sent off on his own at a very young age when his family could no longer afford to care for him. He came to Ampuis, half an hour south of the city of Lyon and the home of Cote-Rotie, to pick apricots. In the early 1930s his brother helped Etienne, still only 14 years of age, secure a job in the vineyards at the largest winery in the Rhone. Etienne started pruning in the vineyards and rose to cellar master over the course of 15 years, before eventually leaving just after the war in 1...
Freshness marked by the distinctive aromas of Viognier ;white flowers, apricot, acacia and white peach.