E. Guigal Crozes Hermitage 2018 750ml - Stirling Fine Wines
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E. Guigal Crozes Hermitage 2018 750ml
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E. Guigal Crozes Hermitage 2018

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750ml
$32.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region France, Rhone, Crozes-Hermitage
Brand E. Guigal
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
Dark and deep color. Red fruits, cherry and strawberry with delicate oak aromas. A structured tannic wine. Aromas of blackcurrant buds and vanilla. Remarkable freshness with notable and refined tannins to due long oak ageing. 2018 is shaping up to be one of the truly great vintages in the Northern Rhône valley. Fruit was uniformly ripe, resulting in red wines that are dense and concentrated, with exceptionally deep color and rich tannins; similar to 2015, but with even more intensity.
Wine Advocate
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Tasted against the 2016 and 2017, Guigal's 2018 Crozes Hermitage reveals another level of ripeness and plushness. It's full-bodied, maybe even a little jammy (not a problem at this youthful stage of its evolution), without being heavy or overdone.

December 19, 2019
Jeb Dunnuck
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I loved the 2018 Crozes-Hermitage, which is similar to the 2017 yet offers a touch more purity of fruit. Blackberries, black raspberries, smoked game, and earth all emerge from this medium to full-bodied effort that's going to shine right out of the gate.

December 12, 2019