E. Guigal Cotes Du Rhone
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LET’S INTRODUCE THE WINE
Today I’ll be tasting E Guigal Côtes du Rhône. I purchased this from Total Wine for $12.97, but keep in mind that the price can vary depending on where you buy it from!
E. GUIGAL CÔTES DU RHÔNE FUN FACTS
Let’s start by talking about the grapes in this wine.
Now let’s talk a little about the Côtes du Rhône region in France.
WINE TASTING NOTES
Look: It’s very unique! Deep, dark red and shiny.
Smell: Fresh fruits with red berries and spices.
Taste: Rounded and smooth tannins. A full-bodied, rich wine, with a long finish.
Food Pairing - I’d say grilled or roasted meats. Maybe even beef stew!
Occasion - This wine would be perfect if you just got done doing something outside in the chilly weather, and wanted to warm up with hearty food and a good glass of wine!
Rating - I give this a swell!
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