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E. Guigal Côte-Rôtie La Turque 2005

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Extremely dense and reserved, with only hints of coffee, …

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Sep 30, 2009

Accolades

Collectible

Summary

Grape

Syrah / Shiraz

This dark-skinned red grape most likely originated in France's Rhône Valley, which is still considered its most famous home. Syrah is the sole grape in the reds of the Northern Rhône Valley, but it's also a blending partner in Southern Rhône appellations, including Châteauneuf-du-Pape, where it adds structure and body to Grenache-based wines. The grape was brought to Australia in the 19th century, and is better-known there as Shiraz, which it's also sometimes called in South Africa.

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E. Guigal Côte-Rôtie La Turque 2005

Extremely dense and reserved, with only hints of coffee, …

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Summary

Grape

Syrah / Shiraz

This dark-skinned red grape most likely originated in France's Rhône Valley, which is still considered its most famous home. Syrah is the sole grape in the reds of the Northern Rhône Valley, but it's also a blending partner in Southern Rhône appellations, including Châteauneuf-du-Pape, where it adds structure and body to Grenache-based wines. The grape was brought to Australia in the 19th century, and is better-known there as Shiraz, which it's also sometimes called in South Africa.

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Overhead photo of various ingreidnets that make up the grape

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