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Domaine Georges Vernay 'Le Pied de Samson' Viognier 2019
Domaine Georges Vernay 'Le Pied de Samson' Viognier 2019


 
Our Price: $320.00
Bottle-size : 75 cl

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The Vernay name is synonymous with quality Viognier. Christine Vernay's father Georges (formerly president to the Condrieu growers’ syndicat and who was born in 1926) was instrumental in keeping the Condrieu appellation from extinction in the 1960s when there were only 8 hectares left under vine! The Vernays have worked tirelessly to promote Viognier and are largely responsible for its current renaissance and newfound global popularity. Christine Vernay took over winemaking responsibilities here in 1997 and is assisted in the management of the estate by her husband Paul Amsellem. Today the Vernays farm 7.5 hecatres of vines at Condrieu, which puts them in the top 3 growers in volume terms (alongside Cuilleron & Guigal).

Domaine Georges Vernay is widely regarded as being among the very best sources of Condrieu, they also produce an excellent Vin de Pays Viognier, from higher altitude vines called ‘Le Pied de Samson’ as well as an impressive range of red wines comprising a fruity Vin de Pays Syrah, Saint Joseph and Côte Rôtie.

it offers beautifully clean, classy notes of crisp peach, white flowers and apricot. Balanced, medium-bodied, supple and forward, it's geared for near term drinking and will dish out plenty of pleasure Jancis Robinson 16/20

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