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)
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rhone, northern rhone 2011, Andre Perret Les Grisieres
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St-Joseph (reds)

André Perret, Les Grisières

St-Joseph (reds)

André Perret, Les Grisières
Fat, appealing, black-fruited bouquet. Supple palate, builds concentration. Elegance over strength, classy fruit, extremely drinkable. 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Price £20.28(ib) Justerini & Brooks, Tanners
Drink 2014–2025
Alc 13.5%

rhone, northern rhone 2011, Francois Villard Les Terrasses du Palat
rhone, northern rhone 2011, Remi and Robert Niero Les Ravines
rhone, northern rhone 2011, Andre Perret Les Grisieres
rhone, northern rhone 2011, Delas St Epine
rhone, northern rhone 2011, Domaine Courbis Les Royes