Category Archives: Rhone

Condrieu Les Ravines Niero 2002

It’s seriously frosty out there and I needed some warming up. I opted for a sunshine wine Condrieu Les Ravines Niero 2002 from Berry Bros & Rudd. Pale gold in colour with thick and gloopy legs, it looks warming. It smells quite floral, with honeysuckle and more direct honey. It’s dry with a medium acidity… Read More »

Tesco Crozes Hermitage

We had a Tesco Crozes Hermitage 2003 with dinner last night. I’d picked it up with the groceries to make dinner as I was in the mood for something warm and spicy (it’s an autumn thing). Hermitage is a world class wine, with a price to match, but Crozes Hermitage comes from the flatter ground… Read More »

Spam Jam

I had a Rhone rose this week. I was in the mood for something pink and fruity so picked a reasonably priced one. It was certainly pink, with just a hint of orange lurking within. It smelled clean but not as fresh as I’d hope from a 2005. There was a hit of strawberries with… Read More »