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Guigal Condrieu la Doriane 2012: RP 98 pts

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Lot size: 1 bottle of 750 ml each Wine type: White, 2012 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: Condrieu, Rhône, France
Fill level: Into Neck (IN)Question Mark Grape variety: Viognier

98 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

A monumental effort, the 2012 Condrieu La Doriane shows the freshness and purity of the vintage, with thrilling minerality that gives lift to stone fruits, citrus, marmalade and assorted floral nuances. Medium to full-bodied, laser-focused and ultra-precise, yet still fantastically textured and long, this is blockbuster stuff that flirts with perfection and should not be missed. (JD) (12/2013)

93 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

(all new oak here): Bright yellow. Assertive aromas of nectarine, violet and smoky minerals, with a gingery nuance adding lift. Broad and silky on the palate, offering densely packed orchard and pit fruit flavors that become spicier with air. The mineral note comes back strong on the finish, which lingers with excellent tenacity and building smokiness. (4/2014)

Wine Spectator

The 2012 Condrieu La Doriane is a selection of the estate's better parcels that was first bottled in 1994. It combines both schist- and granite soil-based parcels, which is relatively rare in Condrieu. This vintage also marks the first with fruit from a 1-acre parcel in Coteau de Vernon, which Guigal feels will bring additional minerality to the wine. The wine is powerful but defined, with a blaze of bitter almond and bitter orange along the edges while the core of apricot, white peach and creamed melon waits in reserve. The echo of brioche and anise wafts beautifully through the finish and this seems like it will need a year or two to stretch out fully. "The original parcels used for the wine are schist and the wine was often big and smiley. But now as we have added granite parcels and the wine has a different balance and will age. It's very different from the regular Condrieu," said Philippe.

On 27 Nov 2018 at 14:11, the seller added the following description:

Other details

Stored in temperature controlled cellar.
Bottles are in excellent condition.

Shipping details

Payment methods: bank transfer
Returns policy: No Returns
The wine can be collected: From postcode BS15, s glos, United Kingdom
Shipping Method: Parcelforce or simular
Shipping paid by: buyer
Cost of delivery: £12 for one bottle :£15 for two :£20 for three + Mainland only
Delivers to UK
Other countries delivered to: uk mainland only.
Insurance options: included in postage insurance for loss does not include glass breakages.

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