Northern Rhône 2007 – the tasting notes

See this guide to 2007 Rhône tasting notes on this site.

Here is the first lot of Rhône 2007 tasting notes, on the northern half of the valley.  Much more background and southern Rhône notes will follow, but I did find the wines of the north much more varied in both style and success rate than those of the south, where the weather was much more propitious.

Wines are listed alphabetically by producer, with whites listed before reds.


Dom Gilles Barge, Clos des Martinets 2007 St-Joseph Rouge 17 Drink 2009-13
Pretty dramatically ripe nose. Savoury and very...