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2009 E. Guigal Cote Rotie Chateau d'Ampuis
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93 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - March/April 2014

Inky purple.  Powerful, deeply pitched aromas of singed plum, blackberry, licorice pastille and Indian spices, with an accent of candied flowers.  Supple, broad and sweet , displaying intense black and blue fruit, licorice and cracked pepper flavors.  The floral element comes back strong on the finish, which is firmed by smooth, slow-building tannins.  Shows the power of the vintage to full effect but comes off as surprisingly energetic and fresh.

96+ Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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