More Rhône 2019 – Cairanne and Rasteau

Rasteau galets roulés

Ali picks up where he left off in his survey of Rhône 2019s. Christophe Grilhé's picture of Rasteau shows that Châteauneuf-du-Pape does not have a monopoly on galets roulés. See the Lirac 2019 report tomorrow.

It seems quite some time ago (October 2019) that I was fortunate enough to travel to France and appraise the 2019s from the Rhône (see this guide to our coverage). Despite spending two weeks tasting extensively across the northern and southern Rhône, I didn’t have time to taste everything in this vast region. Therefore I recently had the wines of Cairanne, Rasteau...