Tardieu Laurent's 2005 Rhône wines
21 Dec 2006 by JR
See also my 2005 Rhône tasting notes and those on Chapoutier’s 2005s .   These wines were tasted, in response to a request in members' forum , on Dec 20 at Tardieu Laurent’s UK importers Corney & Barrow, from bottles filled with cask samples for their tasting in October which I could not attend - just like the Chapoutier samples tasted earlier. It was remarkable how well all the samples showed – although of course Rhône red is considerably less fragile than red burgundy. This is a very exciting range – without the sheer drive of the Chapoutier domaine...

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