Wine

2000

E. Guigal Château d'Ampuis

Syrah / Shiraz

750 ML

Regular Price: $239.99

Special Price $119.99

Product Description

* Eye : Deep dark colour with mauve tints. * Nose : Spices, black fruits and delicate oak aromas. A dense, expressive and intense nose. * Palate : A tannic and racy wine. Aromas of prunes, blackberry and vanilla. Powerful, concentrated and structured palate. * Overall : A wine from a tannic and muscular vintage due to the hot climate. Solid tannins, well rounded by long oak ageing. Serving temperature: 16°C to 18°C. Ageing potential: 20 years Food and wine matching: Game, red meat and cheese.

Details

Varietal: Syrah / Shiraz

Region: Côte Rotie

Region Description:

(coat roe tee)—The grapes grown on the hillsides in this Rhone Valley appellation produce red whites that are deep-colored, luscious, and powerful. Syrah is the most prevalent grape here, producing complex berry flavors and a smoky notes. Increasingly producers are adding up to 20% of Viognier grapes, which give the wines an exotic violet and apricot perfume