Rhône 2018 – northern reds

Richard Hemming MW tasting red Rhônes

Tasting notes for northern Rhône reds from the 2018 vintage. For a guide to our coverage of the Rhône 2018 vintage, see this article. For a more in-depth look at the vintage, see Lifting the lid on 2018 in the Rhône.

The best-performing category in the Rhône's 2018 vintage is northern reds. For any fan of Syrah, there is a huge range of excellent wine to choose from here, depending on your budget and style preference.

In Cornas, Dom du Tunnel and Guy Farge are two producers whose wines excelled in the extensive blind tasting I undertook (pictured). St-Joseph seemed to do...