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, Bernard Faurie
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Bernard Faurie

Bernard Faurie
A mix of three sites, this is entertaining – a slow developer. Dark aromas, grain and fat mix on palate, secure length. 18pts/20 (93/100pts)
Price £36–£46.28(ib) Goedhuis, Justerini & Brooks, Vine Trail, WoodWinters
Drink 2017–2034
Alc 13%