Young Côte-Rôties are normally fairly easy to read, but that wasn’t the case with the 2022s. Many of them appeared very fruity, with soft structures, lacking energy and aromatic detail. There were some excellent exceptions however, often from those originating from old vines grown on schist and fermented with a proportion of whole bunch.
Scroll down to see tasting notes and scores for top-scoring Côte-Rôtie & Condrieu 2022 wines
Matt Walls’ top-scoring Côte-Rôtie & Condrieu 2022 wines:
The wines below all scored 95 points or above, and are listed Condrieu then Côte-Rôtie in score order.