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Condrieu Les Caillets

Condrieu Les Caillets - Domaine Duclaux

 

Soil Type : Granite soils. vineyard on steep terraces.

Grape variety :  100% Viognier.

Average age of the vines : 15 years.

Average Yield : 40 hl/ha.

Winemaking : Manual harvest. Aged for 8 months on lees in barrels.

 

Tasting :

 Eye : Brilliant clear pale golden yellow

Nose : aromatic, white peaches, apricot, elegant notes.

Palate: round, mineral and spicy notes.

 

Consumption : The aromatics notes makes it perfect for an aperitif. In order to keep the viognier fruit, this bottle should be opened during the first five years of its life.

Food and wine matching : Scallop kebab with mushrooms tatin, poultry sauté with pepper sauce.

Ageing potential : 2 - 5 years

Serving temperature : 14° - 15° C.

 

 

 

 

Wine spectator : Condrieu Les Caillets 2015 (94/100)

 

In 2014, for the first time, we bottled a white wine : Condrieu Les Caillets 2014.

The wine spectator says about vintage 2014 : (91/100) Plump and slightly honeyed in feel, with corpulent pear, apple and fig favors, backed by hints of anise and honeydew melon. Pure and elegant despite the creamy, tropical profile. Drink now.

In 2015, for the second vintage, the wine spectator writes 94/100! A fresh style, with makrut lime, verbena, chamomile and honeysuckle notes leading the way, followed by juicy peach, apricot and nectarine flavors. A light fennel thread underscores the finnish. 

Wine spectator : Condrieu Les Caillets 2015 (94/100) - Domaine Duclaux

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