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Condrieu Château-Grillet Artemis  1990 - Lot of 2 Bottles

Condrieu Château-Grillet Artemis 1990

With its deep and clean nose, creamy, subtle and lingering palate and unparalleled freshness and sumptuousness, this Condrieu has all the hallmarks of a world icon.

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Lot Description: Condrieu Château-Grillet Artemis 1990

Lot description

  • Quantity 2 Bottles
  • Level:2 into-neck
  • Label: 2 slightly bin-soiled label, 2 slightly marked label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Wine cabinet
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : yes
  • Alcohol percentage : 13.50 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Rhône
  • Appellation/Wine: Condrieu
  • Producer/Owner: Artemis
  • Vintage: 1990
  • Color: White
  • Grape variety: 100% Viognier
  • Peak: To drink
  • Service temperature (in °C): 12

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Size (in ha): 3.5
  • Volume: 12000 bottles
  • Yield (in hl/ha): 37
  • Intensity : Rich
  • Dominant aroma : Mineral
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • The wine has a golden appearance and a bouquet exuding a vast palette of aromas of flowers, fresh fruit and nuts, with a mineral peak. A highly sought-after wine; very concentrated, often austere in its youth, requiring a considerably longer ageing period than its Condrieu neighbours to reach its full expression. Sought after by many connoisseurs, this legendary wine is often more expensive than Condrieu.

    This is a domaine worth having on your radar. It is atypical as it is a single domaine appellation nestling in the heart of the Condrieu AOC. Spanning barely 4 hectares, it is one of the smallest appellations in France, with a very exclusive output. Viogner is the only varietal cultivated and vinified here. The wines stand out from their Condrieu neighbours because they are aged in old casks. They are scarce and precious and require long cellaring in order to achieve their full aromatic complexity and mellowness. Château Grillet certainly boasts an iconic status in the Rhône Valley.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

87/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
87/100Wine Spectator
  • Service temperature12°
  • Peak To drink

Tasting notes - Extract
Ce vin se distingue par une robe jaune paille moyennement foncé, débordant de généreux arômes de fruits confits marqués en arrière-plan de notes d'acacia. Moyennement corsé, il montre une concentration et une fraîcheur d'excellent aloi, et déploie une fi