Lot 83

E. GUIGAL CÔTE-RÔTIE LA LANDONNE 1998 (1) 100 WA E. GUIGAL CÔTE-RÔTIE  LA MOULINE 1998 (1) 97 WA E. GUIGAL CÔTE-RÔTIE LA TURQUE 1998 (1) 98 WA


E. GUIGAL CÔTE-RÔTIE LA LANDONNE 1998 (1) RHÔNE. THE 1998 COTE ROTIE LA LANDONNE IS A PERFECT WINE ... AT LEAST FOR MY PALATE. ITS SATURATED BLACK/PURPLE COLOR IS ACCOMPANIED BY AN EXTRAORDINARY NOSE OF SMOKE, INCENSE, TAPENADE, CREOSOTE, BLACKBERRY, AND CURRANT AROMAS. IT IS DENSELY PACKED WITH BLACKBERRY, TRUFFLE, CHOCOLATE, AND LEATHER-LIKE FLAVORS. THE WINE POSSESSES HIGH TANNIN, BUT PERFECT HARMONY, IMPECCABLE BALANCE, AND GORGEOUS INTEGRATION OF ACIDITY, ALCOHOL, AND TANNIN. IT IS A TOUR DE FORCE IN WINEMAKING. ANTICIPATED MATURITY: 2007-2025. APRIL 2002 100 WA E. GUIGAL CÔTE-RÔTIE  LA MOULINE 1998 (1) RHÔNE. THE AWESOME 1998 COTE ROTIE LA MOULINE IS A SEAMLESS, FULL-BODIED CLASSIC WITH MANY CHARACTERISTICS OF THE 1997 LA LANDONNE , BUT MORE STRUCTURE, TANNIN, AND MUSCLE. IT WILL NEED TWO YEARS OF CELLARING, AND WILL LAST FOR TWENTY YEARS. STYLISTICALLY, IT IS REMINISCENT OF THE 1988. APRIL 2002 97 WA E. GUIGAL CÔTE-RÔTIE LA TURQUE 1998 (1) RHÔNE. THE 1998 COTE ROTIE LA TURQUE MAY END UP BEING A PERFECT WINE. ITS SMOKY BLACK FRUITS INTERMIXED WITH LICORICE, ROASTED MEATS, CASSIS, AND FLOWERS CREATE AN EXPLOSIVE, EXOTIC PERFUME. THE WINE REVEALS CONSIDERABLE TANNIN, IMMENSE STRUCTURE, AND POTENTIALLY LEGENDARY DEPTH AS WELL AS INTENSITY. ANTICIPATED MATURITY: 2005-2022. APRIL 2002 98 WA 3 BTS. PER LOT $1,500 - $1,800




Price Realised: $2250



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