8 Reds from the Southern Rhône

Juicy reds from France's Gigondas, Côtes du Rhône and more, up to 92 points

8 Reds from the Southern Rhône
Red wines from the Southern Rhône's Gigondas appellation must be at least 80 percent Grenache. (Edwige Lamy)
May 7, 2020

The Rhône experienced two different types of vintages in 2017 and 2018. The 2017 crop ripened quickly in hot weather, and some appellations fared better than others. Cooler, late-ripening sites with elevation did best, particularly Gigondas. Five of the eight wines here are priced less than $25, a testament to the Southern Rhône Valley's status as a terrific source of value wines.

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