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1999 E. Guigal Condrieu Luminescence (half bottle)
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1999 E. Guigal Condrieu Luminescence (half bottle)

Producer: E. Guigal
Style: White Wine
Grape Type: Viognier
Origin: France
Region: Rhone
Appellation: Condrieu

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94 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - January/February 2001

Fairly pale color. Brilliantly fruity aromas of peach, pear and honeysuckle, plus an exotic hint of banana. Silky, rich and suave, and not at all heavy or especially sweet thanks to firm acidity. Extremely long on the finish, and not a bit hot. All in all, a remarkably elegant wine. Guigal sterile filtered this wine rather than adding a big dose of SO2, so I'd recommend drinking it on the early side.

92 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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About Condrieu

The finest rendition of Viognier comes from the small Rhone Valley appellation of Condrieu, where the best wines from steep, granite-rich slopes show an exotic perfume of peach, apricot, pear, spring flowers, and honeysuckle; a rich but normally dry middle palate; and an overall sense of delicacy. A growing number of wines are being made with substantial residual sugar, but the trend to increasing...
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Emerging from the tiny appellation of Condrieu in the northern Rhone, Viognier has become a rising star in California vineyards, as our American palates have evolved to appreciate more aromatic white wines. Still, the most desired bottlings of Viognier continue to come from Condrieu, a region just south of the city of Lyon. Centuries of cultivation here have taught producers how to...
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