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Georges Vernay Condrieu les Chaillees de l'Enfer 2012

External Review by Great Wines Direct:

Benchmark Syrah style of smoky black olives with great power and structure. Smooth and elegant.Georges Vernay is known as the King of Condrieu and was responsible for the growth and worldwide recognition of this small appellation during the 1950s. His estate covers 16 hectares of vineyards, 3 of which are in the Cote Rotie appellation.The steep and uneven vineyards make mechanical labour impossible. The vines are manually propagated without the use of residual herbicide or insecticide.George s daughter, Christine, returned to her roots with Paul Anselem, her Parisian husband, and has looked after the winemaking since 1997.Grapes: 95% Syrah and 5% ViognierRegion: France / Rhone / Cote Rotie AOCMaker: Christine VernayNotes: Benchmark Syrah style of smoky black olives with great power and structure. Smooth and elegant on the palate and the long finishServe: At 16-18c with gane and mature cheesesABV: 12.5%Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans.

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Domaine Georges Vernay:
GEORGES VERNAY created the family business with 1.5 hectares of AOC Condrieu " Coteau du Vernon " vineyards. Towards the end of the 40's, GeorgesVernay became one of the most ardent defenders and saviours of the Appellation, then about to disappear.

External Reviews for Georges Vernay Condrieu les Chaillees de l'Enfer

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Source: Great Wines Direct
12/31/2015

Benchmark Syrah style of smoky black olives with great power and structure. Smooth and elegant.Georges Vernay is known as the King of Condrieu and was responsible for the growth and worldwide recognition of this small appellation during the 1950s. His estate covers 16 hectares of vineyards, 3 of which are in the Cote Rotie appellation.The steep and uneven vineyards make mechanical labour impossible. The vines are manually propagated without the use of residual herbicide or insecticide.George s daughter, Christine, returned to her roots with Paul Anselem, her Parisian husband, and has looked after the winemaking since 1997.Grapes: 95% Syrah and 5% ViognierRegion: France / Rhone / Cote Rotie AOCMaker: Christine VernayNotes: Benchmark Syrah style of smoky black olives with great power and structure. Smooth and elegant on the palate and the long finishServe: At 16-18c with gane and mature cheesesABV: 12.5%Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans.



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