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Stephane Ogier Condrieu La Combe de Malleval 2015
Original Price: $468.00
Sale Price: $421.00
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Type > White Wine

Vintage: 2015

Format: 750ml

Country : France > Northern Rhone

Rating:

WS: 92

RP: 94

AG: 93

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Description
(RP=94) Stephan commented that he did everything he could to maintain freshness in his 2015 whites, and he??s done a fabulous job with both Condrieu releases. The 2015 Condrieu La Combe de Malleval comes from two separate parcels and offers a textbook array of apricot, flower oil, crushed rocks and sappy flowers, with building depth and richness on the palate. It??s a gorgeous Condrieu that will be even better this time next year and drink well for 4-5 years at a minimum. (AG=93) Pale yellow-gold. Ripe nectarine, orange, honey and violet scents are lifted by a smoky mineral note. Stains the palate with vibrant citrus and pit fruit flavors that show superb delineation and back-end thrust. Aeration brings out subtle iodine and chamomile qualities. Shows impressive focus and mineral cut on the finish, which hangs on with strong, floral-tinged persistence. (WS=92) Lovely creamed pear, green apple and peach flavors glide through, gilded with light brioche and heather accents. Has a verbena edge for brightness on the finish. Drink now through 2019. 1,166 cases made.