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0 (£0.00) E. Guigal, Assortment (Mouline, Turque, Landonne) 2016 Cote Rotie

2016 - E. Guigal, Assortment (Mouline, Turque, Landonne)

Rhone, Red

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Wine Details
Vintage:
2016
Type:
Red
Size:
3x75cl
Condition:
OWC
Drinking Window:
2022-2040
Appellation:
Cote Rotie
Region:
Rhone
Score:
95-98/ 95-98/ 95-97
La Turque 2016

Not as impressive as it was the last time I tasted it (perhaps I caught it on an off day), the 2016 Cote Rotie La Turque is lighter in weight and less rich than the vintages either side of it. Attractive notes of cracked pepper and salted licorice accent crisp, dark-berried fruit in this medium to full-bodied effort that's still mighty impressive. It finishes elegantly, showing ample concentration and length.

Mouline 2016

Picked later than the 2015, the 2016 Cote Rotie La Mouline shows more dark fruit in its profile—think cassis and black olives—plus licorice and peppery spice. It's full-bodied, rich and supple, with a long finish. It may be nearly as good as the 2015, yet it'll be drinkable close to release.

Landonne 2016

The 2016 Cote Rotie La Landonne is showing a bit more grip than last time I tasted it, with hints of green coffee bean on the nose alongside ripe black cherries and a heap of dried spices. Medium to full-bodied, with ample concentration and plenty of tannin, it should prove to be the longest-lived of Guigal's 2016s.