See Matt Walls' rating, tasting notes and drinking window for Domaine Georges Vernay, Blonde du Seigneur, Côte-Rôtie 2012.
95% Syrah, 5% Viognier. Bright, peppery, aromatic raspberry fruits. Silky and elegant. Light and fine in style, but with subtle power on the finish and extremely well-judged use of oak.
Price: £45-£56 Berry Bros & Rudd, Marc