2017 La Mouline - Cote Blonde
2017 La Mouline - Côte Blonde from Guigal, Rhône
The magical symphony of the 2017 La Mouline - Côte Blonde by Guigal is a testament to the exceptional character of this notable Rhône vintage. Framed by the uniqueness of the terroir and guided by the masterful hand of E. Guigal, this vintage stands out with an allure only found in distinguished wine producing regions like that of Rhone.
A Vintage that Echoes Artistry
For true oenophiles, each bottle of wine is an investment not just in monetary terms but in experiences and sophistication. Thus enters the 2017 La Mouline - Côte Blonde from Guigal. A reflection of a majestic year, beautifully resonating through each note and aroma, inviting both seasoned collectors and passionate novices to embark on a sensory exploration.
This Rhône gem bewitches with its sheer aromatic charisma, showcasing ethereal black raspberry, crushed rock, violet, and melted licorice notes. All these diverse elements intertwine perfectly to generate elegance and finesse.
An Affair of Balance & Complexity
The climatic conditions in 2017 have contributed immensely to this unique balance in La Mouline - Côte Blonde. A vintage marked by contrasted weather events that nurtured the vines with a challenge that has remarkably intensified their fruits.
Rhône’s embodiment of a sensational year is presented with exceptional structure and longevity on board. This well-layered vintage comes with wave after wave of silky tannins dripping with deep succulent dark fruit flavours accentuated by delicate acidic undertones.
A masterpiece depicting an exquisite harmony between indulgence and vibrancy, the 2017 La Mouline - Côte Blonde by Guigal is indeed a treasure to behold. Captivating the passion and expertise poured into each bottle, this wine weaves a magical tapestry of elegance, power, and sophistication, making it an irreplaceable addition to any fine wine investment.
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Scores and tasting notes
The 2017 Cote Rotie La Mouline delivers waves of joyous blueberry fruit, accented by complex notions of violets and dried spices. It's full-bodied yet supple and plush, showing incredible balance, complexity and texture at this early stage of its development.
Joe Czerwinski - The Wine Advocate, 19 December 2019