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, Remi and Robert Niero Les Ravines
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Rémi & Robert Niéro, Les Ravines

Rémi & Robert Niéro, Les Ravines
Relaxed, terroir-specific Condrieu: charming, stylish nose, very fresh, drinkable palate, gracious enough for aperitif. 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Price £22.50(ib) Tanners
Drink 2013–2017
Alc 14%