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Community Tasting Notes (16) Avg Score: 97.6 points

  • Decanted for about 35 minutes.
    The wine is definitely young and full of potential. Has a lot of life in it too and this will be another 1991 so patience is virtue. However it is by no means a bad time to enjoy this. The nose is roast meat, spices, red fruits, smoky edge and with a cocoa finish. Concentrated on the palate but not overpoweing not overly sweet (2003 afterall). The tannin is still very firm but no sharp angles here. Prettyy solid wine . 94 for now but if indeed it rolls like a 1991 this will be in the high 90s in a few years. Now for the lovers of younger richer wines this will be a masterprice now.

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  • Mindl boggling levels of depth, with flavor, freshness, purity and sensuous textures that seem to never quit. Stunning in every way, this vibrant, livley and well, flawless wine needs to be tasted at least once in your life!

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  • Amazing wine. Extremely refined and beautiful nose. Taste is subtle, complex and very elegant. Very good structure but light at the same time. It is a very unique wine. Worth repeating

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  • Decanted for a couple hours prior to consuming, this showed great right out of the gate. It was super complex, loads of structure, and intensity with balance. This is just fantastic.

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  • An intense nose of spicy blackberry, plum liqueur, smoke, bacon fat, floral and stone focus your attention on the wine. Far too young. Built to age, the tannins are ripe, finesse in style, yet firm, the finish is bright, fresh and long.

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  • By Chris Kissack
    February 2007, (See more on Winedoctor...) 18.5+ points

    (Guigal Côte-Rôtie La Turque) The star of the show as far as these three wines from Guigal are concerned. A nose with definition here, full of dark and sweet fruit, quite distinct in character from the preceding wines. Clearly this is very fine. On the palate there is a lovely combination of grip, structure, definition and elegant fruit, somehow avoiding that soupy, hot vintage character. It is pure and beautifully poised. This is very impressive and is streets ahead of the first two Guigal wines.

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