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Specifications

Colour:

White

Producer:

René Rostaing

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Condrieu

Grape Type:

Viognier

Condrieu, La Bonnette, 2017

12x75cl £495.00

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Tasting Note:

A scintillating quality of fruit but with more body flesh than classic vintages such as 2014. There is nonetheless beautiful definition to the ripe fruit. A superior freshness to the richer 2015. Plump but juicy and fragrant, no hint of the oiliness you sometimes get with Viognier from warmer vintages. Perfumed, clean, white flower, white peach and Jasmine notes. Complex and beautifully balanced. An unoaked Condrieu with usually all or partial blocking of malolactic fermentation to preserve as much freshness in the Viognier as possible.

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