Tag: Rhone

Rhône 2018: where to find value

Look beyond the Rhône’s most famous names and appellations to find serious value, says our Buyer Fiona Hayes. Here, she offers her tips on wines that offer serious quality at much less serious prices I believe that it is always possible to find value in any region. We all have different interpretations of what “value” […]

Estate secrets: five Rhône producers to watch

As we look to the Rhône for the release of the 2018 vintage En Primeur, we asked our Buyer Fiona Hayes to choose her favourite producers in the region. Combining established names with smaller addresses on the rise, these five estates are ones to watch Domaine Pierre Gaillard Domaine Pierre Gaillard is one of the […]

Rhône 2018: where to start

Whether you’re new to the region or just want a shortcut to benchmark styles, our Buyer Fiona Hayes has picked out five classic wines from 2018 that are worthy of any cellar Condrieu 2018 Condrieu, Côte Bonnette, Domaine Mouton: This includes a high percentage of fruit from granite soils, which is particularly useful in 2018 […]

Rhône 2018: rich, ripe and remarkable

As we launch our offering of Rhône 2018 En Primeur, our Buyer Fiona Hayes introduces the vintage – an impressive year, but one that put producers’ talents to the test Over the past few years the Rhône Valley has had a rollercoaster of climatic conditions to contend with. Weather extremes are making it impossible for […]