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1999 Domaine Georges Vernay Condrieu Les Chaillees de L'Enfer
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92 Points | International Wine Cellar , January/February 2002

($60) Richer and more honeyed on the nose than the unfinished 2000, with syrupy-sweet suggestions of fruit salad and little sign of licorice. Rich and fat in the mouth, with compelling sweetness of fruit and impressive volume. Drinking very well today, with the wine's oak component nicely integrated. Finishes with lovely length.

87 Points | Wine Spectator
88 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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About Condrieu

The finest rendition of Viognier comes from the small Rhone Valley appellation of Condrieu, where the best wines from steep, granite-rich slopes show an exotic perfume of peach, apricot, pear, spring flowers, and honeysuckle; a rich but normally dry middle palate; and an overall sense of delicacy. A growing number of wines are being made with substantial residual sugar, but the trend to increasing...
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Viognier

Emerging from the tiny appellation of Condrieu in the northern Rhone, Viognier has become a rising star in California vineyards, as our American palates have evolved to appreciate more aromatic white wines. Still, the most desired bottlings of Viognier continue to come from Condrieu, a region just south of the city of Lyon. Centuries of cultivation here have taught producers how to...
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