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2016 Rene Rostaing Condrieu La Bonnette

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  • France
  • Rhône
  • Northern Rhône
  • Condrieu
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Community Tasting Notes 17

  • rwpalmer wrote: 90 points

    February 8, 2021 - Still pale. This is just so subtle. no hint of alcohol. The nose is almost more herbal that broad. The palate is fine and understated. Stylistically a finessed interpretation of Condrieu.

  • mye wrote:

    October 23, 2020 - Lovely peach, pear, some ground up ginger root. Medium acidity, lively energy, also a hint of waxiness and a mineral streak on the finish. Young but in a good drinking spot.

  • Milos Likes this wine: 91 points

    August 31, 2020 - Still shy on the nose when cold but opens up as the wine warmed up. Very much like the previous bottle about a year ago. Flowers and peach nose with slate note. Touch of fruit sweetness on the palate with good balance and finish. Almost not sign of further aging. Very enjoyable once it warmed up.

  • rwpalmer wrote: 91 points

    July 6, 2020 - Following my note from last September, this wine still seems to be developing relatively quickly, and while delicious, lacks the flamboyance and concentration of the best.

  • jnewman77 Likes this wine:

    May 16, 2020 - This seemed better than prior (which was good) as the nose has developed even better aromatics; jasmine, ginger, lovely peach blossom and ripe pear, a hint of almond and a bitter note like peach pit. The palate still shows quite nicely with very good energy, a bit more depth, and a luscious finish. Really enjoyable.

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  • By Richard Hemming, MW
    2/6/2019 (link)

    (René Rostaing, La Bonnette Condrieu White) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    2016 Northern Rhône Whites: Excellent but Often Scarce (May 2018), 5/18/2018 (link)

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  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    France, Northern Rhône: The Blockbuster 2015s and Elegant 2016s, 1/24/2018 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2016
  • Type White
  • Producer Rene Rostaing
  • Varietal Viognier
  • Designation La Bonnette
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Rhône
  • SubRegion Northern Rhône
  • Appellation Condrieu

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 89 (57%)
  • Consumed 67 (43%)

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