Beyond Viognier at Domaine Georges Vernay

At this Condrieu standard-bearer, Christine Vernay's oft-overlooked Syrahs from Côte-Rôtie and St.-Joseph are not to be missed

Beyond Viognier at Domaine Georges Vernay
Third-generation vintner Christine Vernay has been running her family's estate since 1996.
Oct 9, 2019

Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth visits Christine Vernay at her Condrieu estate, where her lesser-known Syrahs from Côte-Rôtie and St.-Joseph are not to be missed.

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