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Condrieu Coteau du Vernon, Domaine Georges Vernay 2018

RegionRhône
SubregionCondrieu
ColourWhite
TypeStill
Grape VarietyViognier

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Qty Units Price IB GBP Per Score
Rhône2018Condrieu Coteau du Vernon, Domaine Georges Vernay NewBT1 \ 0121,150.001298 JD12127.7777898.0098.00Condrieu Coteau du Vernon, Vernay0.7530
Rhône2018Condrieu Coteau du Vernon, Domaine Georges Vernay NewMG1 \ 061,200.00698 JD6133.3333333333398.0098.00Condrieu Coteau du Vernon, Vernay1.530
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Tasting Notes

The 2018 Condrieu Coteau De Vernon is more backward and mineral-laced compared to the showier Les Chaillées De L'Enfer. Gorgeous notes of white flowers, honeyed citrus, nectarines, gunflint, and charcoal all emerge from this incredible wine. Taking plenty of air to show at its best (I followed this for multiple days), it's medium to full-bodied and has a flawlessly balanced mouthfeel, beautiful acidity, and a gorgeous finish. This is one of those wines that demands something from the taster and is subtle, nuanced, and beautifully complex while remaining regal and classy. The Romanée-Conti of Condrieu, I would give bottles another year and drink through 2026. It can be cellared longer, if that's your style.

98
Jeb Dunnuck, JebDunnuck.com, November 2020
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