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A classic and classy Condrieu - from this tiny appellation situated next to Côte-Rôtie, producing unique full-bodied and fruity white wines. It shows explosive aromas of apricot, peach and flowers with a hint of honey on the finish. An elegant, subtle and rich white you cannot compare to anything else.
|Wine Characteristics||When & how to drink?|
Producer: Rhône Paradox
Region: Rhône Valley
Type: Dry white wine
Drink from now to 2018
Open an hour before, decant if you can
Serve at 10-12°C
Mushroom risotto, grilled scallops.
Soil: Gravel and quartz
Fermentation: In barrels (20% new) at low temperature
Ageing: On lees for 10 months
|What experts says|
88 "About as textbook as they get, the 2013 Condrieu from the team of Francois Villard and Luc Baudet is loaded with notions of ripe apricot, while flowers, white peach and honeysuckle. Pure, elegant, medium-bodied, fleshy and textured, it has everything in the right place, is beautifully balanced and has a clean, dry finish. In short, readers looking for a classic Condrieu should check it out."