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Jancis Robinson 25 Nov 2016 Rhône 2015 – whites north and south

 

            



Tardieu-Laurent 2015 Condrieu100% Viognier (45 years old, from parcels in Paton, Chanson and Rocharde and Vernon). New and one-year-old barrels.

Deep straw colour. At the moment this is a bit dumb on the nose. There is good weight on the palate but it doesn’t quite have the tension and conviction of the 2014. It’s a little unfocused at present. 14% 
Drink 2016-2017£295 per case of 12 ib RRP16

Tardieu-Laurent, Vieilles Vignes 2015 St-Péray50% Marsanne (50-100 years old), 50% Roussanne (over 40 years old). New and one-year-old barrels.

Deep straw. Really tangy on the nose – great vivacity and raciness but with a honeysuckle undertow (from the Marsanne presumably) and just a hint of struck match. Utterly satisfying already. Depth and refreshment. I’m not surprised it is already sold out chez Corney & Barrow. Too rich to sip without food though. GV 14% 
Drink 2016-2018£175 per case of 12 ib RRP – SOLD OUT17

 

Tardieu-Laurent 2015 Hermitage80% Marsanne (over 50 years old), 20% Roussanne (over 40 years old). New and one-year-old barrels.

Deep straw colour. Ethereal and deceptively light on the nose but with lots buried underneath. Great weight and intensity with some lemon cough drops and lots of blossom but no heaviness. Apparently quite sweet, but with a most engaging quinine twist. Racy and refined plus massive density. Should make excellent old bones. Real grip and conviction. 14% 
Drink 2020-2030£325 per case of 12 ib RRP18

Chêne Bleu Viognier 2015 IGP VaucluseBottled two weeks ago. Lovely round nose with arresting blossomy varietal character. Quite big and round and it doesn’t have the savour of a great Condrieu but it’s way better than most varietal Viognier.  
Drink 2017-2018

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Tardieu-Laurent, Les Becs Fins 2015 Côtes du Rhône35% Grenache Blanc (40 years old), 35% Viognier (20 years), 20% Roussanne (20 years), 10% Clairette (40 years). Six months in cement.

Pale greenish straw. A bright, sweetish cocktail on the nose. Racy and rich on the palate with all sorts of gorse smells. Medium weight and a satisfying mouthful for early drinking.  13.5% 
Drink 2016-2017£120 per case of 12 ib RRP15.5

Tardieu-Laurent, Guy Louis 2015 Côtes du Rhône35% Marsanne (60 years old), 30% Grenache Blanc (70 years old), 20% Roussanne (40 years old), 10% Viognier (40 years old), 5% Clairette (40 years old). Organic. Aged in a mix of barrels.

Deep straw colour. Most appealing edge and drive to the nose of this which has masses of energy on the nose and the weight of the Grenache and Marsanne on the palate. Already open and drinkable.  14% 
Drink 2016-2018£135 per case of 12 ib RRP16

Tardieu-Laurent, Vieilles Vignes 2015 Châteauneuf-du-Pape50% Grenache Blanc (60 years old), 35% Roussanne (30 years old), 10% Clairette (40 years old), 5% Bourboulenc (40 years old). New and one-year-old barrels.

Pale straw. Light honey nose. Quite weighty and well balanced but it lacks a real spark for me. Just a bit chewy and grainy on the end and seems a tad heavy. That’s Châteauneuf Blanc! Though there is some potential for further development.  14% 
Drink 2016-2019£275 per case of 12 ib RRP16

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Chêne Bleu, Rosé 2015 IGP VauclusePale tomato pink. Straightforward herby scents and very round fruit with real savour. Quite long. 
Drink 2016-2017£60 per case of 12 ib Justerini & Brooks16

Tardieu-Laurent, Vieilles Vignes Rosé 2015 Tavel60% Grenache, 35% Cinsault, 5% Syrah. All between 40 and 50 years old. Rounded pebbles and sandy soils in Vallongue. Six months in concrete.

Very pale tomato red but not the strong orange you can find in many a Tavel. Clean, even a tad neutral on the nose. But certainly not hot or heavy. Reasonably energetic but I’m struggling to find any superiority over many other rosés. It’s technically fine but just very slightly sticky and not quite at its peak. 14% 
Drink 2016-2017£135 per case of 12 ib RRP15.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016 à Châteauneuf du pape, peut t’on parler de millésime du siècle

img_4568L’été a été chaud et sec, nous avons eu très peut de précipitation, mais le climat a été assez favorable des jours très chaud, mais surtout des nuits fraiche.

Un état sanitaire exceptionnel, quelques rare cas d’oïdium tardif et une quatrième génération de vers un peut agressive. A part cela pratiquement pas de tris et une qualité exceptionnelle de la vendange.

Des quantités extraordinaires et record d’anthocyanes et de poly phénol sur syrah, grenache et mourvèdre.

img_4446D’après les anciens le millésime ressemble a 1990 !!! Mythique !

Nous allons avoir des vins rouge riches, colorées tailler pour la grande garde, et des blanc plein de suavité, des roussane et clairettes exceptionnelles.

Pour moi un de mes meilleurs millésimes vinifier ! Avec une bonne réponse de tout type de sols, le grand millésime du grenache !!!

Des vins de grande puissance sur la Crau, des vins avec énormément de finesse et de classe sur les sables, des vins riche et solaire sur les quartiers du sud !!! Rien ne manque.

Une grande homogénéité qualitative de l’appellation, avec un volume de récolte dans l’ensemble assez généreuse.

Un millésime qui devrait plaire à la presse et consommateur Anglos saxon

 

GUIDE VERT DE RVF 2017

FELICITATIONS A TOUS

CLOS MONT OLIVET  3 ETOILES

VIEUX DONJON 3 ETOILES

DOMAINE BOSQUET DES PAPES 2 ETOILES

VIGNOBLES ANDRE BRUNEL 2 ETOILES

DOMAINE  DE L’ORATOIRE SAINT MARTIN 2 ETOILES

DOMAINE JEAN DAVID 1 ETOILES

VIGNOBLES MAYARD 1 ETOILES

MAISON TARDIEZ LAURENT 1 ETOILES

DOMAINE CALENDAL

DOMAINE DE LA CHARBONNIERE

CHATEAU LA FONT DU LOUP

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SUPERBE SELECTION DANS LE BETTANE DESSEAUVE 2016 ( TRES TRES BON GUIDE !!!)

TARDIEU LAURENT 5*

BOSQUET DES  PAPES  3* ,DOMAINE DES BOSQUET 3*,BROTTE 2*,CABASSE 2*,CLOS DU CAILLOU *,CHARBONNIERE 3*,LE CHENE BLEU 3*, COTEAUX DES TRAVERS 2*,CONSTANT DUQUEYNOIS 2*,DUSEIGNEUR 2 *,DOMAINE DES FLORETS 2*,DOMAINE DE FOND CROZE 1 *,CHATEAU FONT DU LOUP 2 *,GABRIEL MEFFRE 2 *, DOMAINE GIRAUD 3*,LES CAILLOUX 2*,LES HALOS DE JUPITER 3 *,DOMAINE LONGUE TOQUE 3 *, DOMAINE MABY 2 *,VIGNOBLES MAYARD 3*,CLOS MONT OLIVET 4*,CHATEAU DE NAGES 2*, ORATOIRE SAINT MARTIN 3*,ROMAIN ROCHE 1*,ROUVE SAINT LEGER 3 *,CLOS SAINT JEAN 3*,CHATEAU DE VAUDIEU 3*,VILLEUNEUVE 2*
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