Wine Spectator 91
"Bold, with apricot, yellow apple and melon flavors melded together at the core and backed by light ginger, persimmon and citrus oil notes on the finish. A hedonist's delight. Marsanne and Roussanne. Drink now through 2020. 760 cases made, 60 cases imported." ~ JM
Vinous Media 90
"Light straw-yellow. Ripe honeydew melon, orange, pear nectar and a hint of smoky minerals on the perfumed nose. Offers nicely concentrated Meyer lemon, pear, toasted brioche flavors and a hint of tarragon. Silky and focused on the long, mineral-laced finish, which leaves candied orange and sweet butter notes behind." ~ JR
85 Marsanne and 15 Roussanne in granite soils from two villages within the Condrieu appellation, Saint-Pierre-de-Boeuf and Chavanay. Fermented and aged in three- to five-year-old barrels for eleven months on lees, without racking.
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