'les rouelles' aoc condrieu 2015

condrieu - rhône, france

 

VARIETAL: 100% Viognier

VINEYARD: Terraced in granitic soils

FARMING: Converting to organic farming practices; most work done by hand, including harvest

WINEMAKING: Grapes destemmed before traditional vinification

AGING: 10 months barrel aging in new French oak

TASTING NOTES: Rich golden color. Fragrant nose of white fruit, citrus, honey and floral notes. Mouth is full bodied, round and smooth with bright, and beautifully balanced acidity. 

94 Points Jeb Dunnuk