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2010 E. Guigal Cote Rotie Chateau d'Ampuis
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94 Points | International Wine Cellar , March/April 2014

Opaque purple.  Higher-pitched and more red-fruity than the hefty 2009, displaying scents of black raspberry, fresh flowers, Asian spices and smoky minerals.  Juicy, sharply focused red and dark berry flavors become deeper and sweeter with air, picking up a suave spicecake quality.  Closes silky, incisive and extremely long, with fine-grained tannins adding gentle grip.

94-96+ Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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