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, Fayolle Fils and Fille Les Cornirets
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Fayolle Fils & Fille, Les Cornirets

Fayolle Fils & Fille, Les Cornirets
Dark nose, fluid fruit centre. Close-knit, food-suited palate, will be stylish, has fruit abundance, mineral burst at end. Interesting. 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Price £11.58(ib) Noel Young, WoodWinters
Drink 2014–2021
Alc 13%