Guigal

Wine is being produced throughout France and has been done for over 2,500 years with certain Châteaux dating their history back to Roman times, around 6th Century BC. Ranking second in the world in per-capita consumption and first in total production quantity. More-so than the overall quantity of wine is the quantity of truly great wines coming out of France makes the nation the envy of wine-making nations worldwide.

Two concepts pivotal to the higher end French wines, in particular, are the idea of 'terroir' and the Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (AOC) system. Terroir refers to the way the geography, geology and climate find their way into the glass, telling a story of the origin of the wine. The AOC was set up in 1935 and has the primary goal of protecting the authenticity of the wines and the livelihoods of the producers. Appellation rules strictly define which varieties of grapes and winemaking practices are approved for classification in each of France's several hundred geographically defined appellations, which can cover entire regions, individual villages or in some cases, like in Burgundy even specific vineyards.

Classic wine regions in France include Champagne (home of Champagne), Burgundy (Pinot Noir and Chardonnay), Bordeaux (Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Petit Verdot), Alsace (Aromatic varietals), Loire Valley (Chenin Blanc, Crémant) and the Rhône Valley (Syrah, Grenache Mourvedre)

The Bordeaux classification of 1855 is still in use, as is the Sauternes and Barsac Classification of the same year. Wines from certain regions can be bought En Primeur, which is when the wine is sold prior to it being bottled.
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  1. GUIGAL HERMITAGE 2009
    100% Syrah sourced from 30 year old vines. ... Learn More
    GUIGAL HERMITAGE 2009
    $114.99 Per item
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  2. GUIGAL COTE ROTIE 'BRUNE ET BLONDE' 2015
    Vintage after vintage, the Collection wines have become symbols which perfectly illustrate the family’s ethos of supreme quality. Careful ageing, together with the meticulous attention paid every day by Marcel and Philippe Guigal to the selection and blending processes, ... Learn More
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  3. GUIGAL HERMITAGE 2015
    "I loved the 2015 Hermitage, and like a lot of wines in the vintage, it might be one of those “best to date.” Young, unevolved and undeniably backward, it offers lots of minerality as well as black and blue fruits, ripe ... Learn More
    GUIGAL HERMITAGE 2015
    $150.00 Per item
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  4. GUIGAL ST JOSEPH 'VIGNES DE L'HOSPICE' 2015
    Average age of vines: 20 to 80 years old. 30 months in 100% new oak barrels ... Learn More
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  5. GUIGAL COTE ROTIE 'LA MOULINE' 2011
    The Côte-Rôtie 'La Mouline' is one of the most emblematic of the Guigal domain’s wines. Small quantities are produced each year from a vineyard in the heart of the ‘côte blonde’. This is a voluptuous, silky ... Learn More
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  6. GUIGAL 'LA TURQUE' 2011
    'The 2011 Cote Rotie la Turque is about as seamless and sexy as wine gets, and this cuvee continues to put on weight and richness with every passing year. Offering a monstrous nose of Asian spices, kirsch liqueur, blackcurrants, pepper and ... Learn More
    GUIGAL 'LA TURQUE' 2011
    $800.00 Per item
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    Jeb Dunnuck
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  7. GUIGAL 'LA LANDONNE' 2016
    The treasures are born in the very heart of the most legendary of the illustrious plots of the Maison Guigal. These precious bottles are as coveted as they are rare and have benefited from extreme care at every stage of ... Learn More
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    Joe Czerwinski
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  8. GUIGAL 'LA TURQUE' 2016
    The treasures are born in the very heart of the most legendary of the illustrious plots of the Maison Guigal. These precious bottles are as coveted as they are rare and have benefited from extreme care at every stage of ... Learn More
    GUIGAL 'LA TURQUE' 2016
    $900.00 Per item
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    Joe Czerwinski
  9. GUIGAL 'LA MOULINE' 2016
    The treasures are born in the very heart of the most legendary of the illustrious plots of the Maison Guigal. These precious bottles are as coveted as they are rare and have benefited from extreme care at every stage of ... Learn More
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    Joe Czerwinski
  10. GUIGAL 'LA TURQUE' 2015
    The treasures are born in the very heart of the most legendary of the illustrious plots of the Maison Guigal. These precious bottles are as coveted as they are rare and have benefited from extreme care at every stage of ... Learn More
    GUIGAL 'LA TURQUE' 2015
    $950.00 Per item
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    The Wine Advocate
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  11. GUIGAL 'LA MOULINE' 2015
    The treasures are born in the very heart of the most legendary of the illustrious plots of the Maison Guigal. These precious bottles are as coveted as they are rare and have benefited from extreme care at every stage of ... Learn More
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    The Wine Advocate
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    Wine Spectator
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  12. GUIGAL 'LA LANDONNE' 2015
    The treasures are born in the very heart of the most legendary of the illustrious plots of the Maison Guigal. These precious bottles are as coveted as they are rare and have benefited from extreme care at every stage of ... Learn More
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    Jeb Dunnuck
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  13. ONLINE TASTING PACK - JEWELS OF THE RHONE WITH A MASTER OF WINE 19 NOVEMBER 6.30PM AEDT

    This pack contains 3 bottles of some of the most revered and rare wines in the world. Wines are to be opened during an online tasting held on Thursday the 19th of November 2020 at 6.30 pm AEDT.

    This will ... Learn More

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