Wines of the Rhone: Guigal tasting with Brett Crittenden

A Guigal tasting presented by their brand ambassador, Brett Crittenden. While not a blind tasting, it was useful to contrast some of their different wines that span both the northern and southern Rhone and across quality levels. (See below for wines … Continue reading

The Essence of the Northern Rhone

Granite and aspect. Two key factors influencing the styles found in the Northern Rhone. In his book Wines of the Rhone, Benjamin Lewin MW, comments that wines from granitic soil have a taut edge to them whereas those from less granitic sites … Continue reading