E. Guigal Cote Rotie La Turque 2010 - Stirling Fine Wines
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E. Guigal Cote Rotie La Turque 2010
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E. Guigal Cote Rotie La Turque 2010

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750ml
$629.99
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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region France, Rhone, Cote Rotie
Brand E. Guigal
Deep ruby red with dark tints. Small red fruit, blackberry, morello cherry Intensely aromatic, powerful and elegant. Supple attack with a balanced supple structure, concentration and elegant tannins. Fully expressive of the terroir. With all the virility of the Côte Brune, La Turque also has all the subtlety and femininity of the Côte Blonde.
Wine Advocate
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Both the 2010 and the 2009 continue to blow me away every time I taste them, and to me, these represent the pinnacle of Cote Rotie-albeit in very different styles. The 2010 Cote Rotie la Turque is a much more masculine and edgy wine that's going to reward cellaring. Its inky black color is followed by classic notes of smoked meats, scorched earth, licorice and ample black fruits. Big, rich, tannic and structured, don't think about touching bottles until at least 2020.

Jeb Dunnuck, December 30, 2016
Wine Spectator
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A stunner, with ganache, warm tobacco leaf, espresso and singed juniper notes leading the way for an immense core of macerated plum, fig and blackberry fruit flavors. The superlong finish cuts a broad swath, presenting smoldering charcoal and iron details. Best from 2017 through 2040. 400 cases made.

James Molesworth, October 15, 2014
Vinous
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Saturated purple. Hugely perfumed aromas of dark berry preserves, incense, potpourri, smoky bacon and spicecake. Cola, olive and cracked pepper flourishes build with air. Youthfully and broad in the mouth, offering deeply concentrated, sharply defined black/blue fruit, spicecake, vanilla and violet pastille flavors that are brightened by a smoky mineral accent. Chewy and appealingly sweet on the extremely long, floral-dominated finish framed by youthful, slow-building tannins.

Josh Raynolds, September 2019