Tag: northern rhone

Rhône 2017: vintage report

As our range of Rhône 2017 En Primeur goes live, our Buyer Fiona Hayes reports on how the region fared in 2017 and what the wines taste like

The North star

Eric Texier is a leading light in the Northern Rhône, with his traditional (whisper it: natural) winemaking techniques delivering wines which, he believes, are the equal of anything Burgundy’s Grands Crus can offer. One might think that nuclear physics to natural winemaking isn’t a likely career path, but that is exactly the route that Eric […]

All About Yves

Yves Gangloff is a mercurial genius fêted for producing uniformly outstanding wines through his micro-domaine in the Rhône. We caught up with him to learn a little more about his passion for Côte-Rôtie – and guitars. I did not plan to be a winemaker. I was visiting my brother, who had just found an atelier for […]

Northern Rhône Report

Michel Chapoutier is not alone in detecting similarities between 2011 and 1991. Both followed a brace of superlative vintages and both had rather uneven growing seasons, unusual even. Indeed 1991 took rather a long time to achieve its due recognition; hopefully the same will not apply to 2011, for all the sound and fury associated […]