Rhône 2011 - northern reds and whites
For the rest of our Rhône 2011 collection, take a look at our guide , which has a full list of all related articles. These notes should be read in conjunction with my overview of the 2011 vintage in the northern Rhône . Our coverage of the northern Rhône is, alas, less comprehensive than that of the southern Rhône which will be published later this month. The image is of one of many groves of barrels that constitute the forest of cellars under the Guigal establishment in Ampuis. Philippe Guigal is particularly adroit at using the ancient tools of a cooper. Many a time during my visit he had to hammer a bung out of a...
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