Had a Glass: 2006 Domaine Yves Cuilleron Condrieu Les Chaillets

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He says: This is an intense wine, showing depth and balance beyond any Viognier I’ve ever had. Definitely a 5-star wine, and something that any curious wine lover needs to experience.

She says: This is one of the those wines that I will be talking about for years to come.

Had a glass: 2008 Le Paradou Viognier

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He says: unbalanced, very tart and acidic, not enough fruit to counter this mouthful of lemon and stones.

She says: If only it was as charming as the village in Provence that it takes its name from!

Wine truths

“Wine is the intellectual part of a meal while meat is the material.”
by Alexandre Dumas

Wine Ratings

★☆☆☆☆ - Poor quality. Avoid. Save your money. Between 80-84 points.

★★☆☆☆ - Average quality or poor value. Between 84-88 points. Some expensive wines are downgraded for bad value.

★★★☆☆ - Good. Between 88-92 points. Or a good value on the lower end of the point scale.

★★★☆☆ - Excellent quality. Between 92-96 points. Or a cheap yet good quality wine which is excellent value.

★★★☆☆ - Outstanding, best examples in the world. Between 96 and 100 points. A perfect wine.