Tag: 2010 rhone

An overview of the Rhône’s 2010s

Our Fine Wine Team recently returned from a four day trip to the Rhône to assess the 2010 vintage wines. We’ve heard a lot of hype about this vintage potentially being the best of the decade for the Rhône, so to find out more we cornered Hamish and Martyn from the team to see what […]

A first look at 2010 Rhône

A week in November spent tasting the first samples of the 2010 vintage proved to be not only highly enjoyable but also, in the context of all the doom and gloom pervading every facet of life at present, an uplifting experience. Listening to weather reports in the days before the start of the harvest there […]

2010 in the Northern Rhône – A great vintage blessed with balance and complexity

A week spent tasting the 2010 vintage proved to be a joy, despite an inauspicious beginning on Monday morning under leaden skies with the lunar calendar telling us it was a Root Day, not deemed propitious for tasting. After the opulence of the easy-to-read 2009s the growing season in 2010 was more challenging, with less […]