Côte Rôtie Château d'Ampuis, Etienne Guigal 2015

RegionRhône
SubregionCote Rotie
ColourRed
TypeStill


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Tasting Notes

Another absolutely off-the-charts barrel sample is the 2015 Côte Rôtie Chateau d’Ampuis, which comes from a blend of seven estate vineyards. Its inky black color is followed by profound notes of crème de cassis, toasted spices, violets and smoked meats. Full-bodied, impeccably balanced, concentrated and tannic, and yet always elegant and precise, it’s certainly a match for the three single-vineyard releases.

Score: 97/99Jeb Dunnuck, Wine Advocate (228), December 2016

The 2015 Cote Rotie Chateau d'Ampuis finally approaches the lofty goals set for it by the Guigal family. It’s a bit toasty from the barrel but full-bodied, ripe and concentrated. Loaded with tannins and black raspberry fruit, it’s silky at the same time, leaving behind lingering traces of mocha and roasted meat on the long finish.

Score: 95/97Joe Czerwinski, Wine Advocate (234), December 2017

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