Top Northern Rhônes 2011

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This cooler vintage is a marked contrast to the previous two powerhouse years, giving wines of real charm, freshness and balance, from versatile whites to approachable, fruity reds. John Livingstone Learmonth selects his top picks (wines are listed in commune order, north to south)
rhone, northern rhone 2011, Domaine Duclaux Maison Rouge
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Domaine Duclaux, Maison Rouge

Domaine Duclaux, Maison Rouge
Curvy, oily red berry aroma. True to its terroir, has class, balance, finesse, latent Northern Rhône depth. 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Price £35.42–£45(ib) Ten Acre Wines, Vine Trail
Drink 2015–2026
Alc 13%