The Guigal family owns vineyards in Condrieu and in the Cte-Rtie with 10 illustrious plots producing wines such as La Doriane in Condrieu, the famous growths of the Cte-Rtie La Mouline, La Turque and La Landonne. Cte-Rtie Chteau dAmpuis, Hermitage Ex-Voto and Saint-Joseph Lieu-Dit Saint-Joseph are also produced only in the great vintages along with the famous Saint-Joseph Vignes de lHospice.
In total, the vineyards of the Guigal estate cover over 45 hectares.
Today, Philippe Guigal, oenologist, is the third generation to continue the family endeavor to be at the service of the greatest wines of the Rhne Valley. United as a family, Bernadette, Marcel and Philippe work together to develop this family owned and run enterprise. In 2006, Marcel Guigal was awarded Decanter Man of the Year for his outstanding contribution to the development of the Rhne area. Marcel Guigal is the name to be reckoned with in the
Rhne. His family-run company produces many of the regions, if not the worlds, best wines whether great value or high end. Stephen Brook www.guigal.com
* Eye : Brilliant clear golden yellow.
* Nose : Intensely flowery (violets), and fruity (apricot, peaches and citrus).
* Palate : Fresh and round. Rich, unctuous and full bodied.
* Overall : Harmonious with light acidity and round fleshy fruits.Delicate and elegant.