Grapes: 70% Vieux Grenache, 15% Mourvedre, 10% Syrah and 5%
Region: France / Rhone Valley / Chateauneuf-Du-Pape Rouge
Wine Style: Chateauneuf-Du-Pape Rouge
Alcohol Content: 14.5%
Food Pairing: light dishes.
Description: E. Guigal Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge is a red wine from Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre and others. It is rated as AOC Châteauneuf-du-Pape and produced by Domaine E. Guigal.
Domaine E. Guigal is a winery in Ampuis founded in 1946 by Etienne Guigal and one of the most famous producers in the Rhone. The winery is currently run by Philippe Guigal, the third generation of the family and the maison’s main oenologist.
The vineyards for M. Guigal Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge have an average age of 50 years and are planted in red clay soils and boulders. The climate is Mediterranean, warm and dry.
E. Guigal Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge is produced by following the traditional methodology. It ferments at a controlled temperature and macerates with the skins for three weeks. Once fermented, the wine is aged in foudres for 2 years.
E. Guigal Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge is a rich, balanced and harmonious wine with pleasant spicy notes and aromas of red fruit.