In the Southern Rhône, visits to three domaines at Châteauneuf-du-Pape to taste 2010s and some 2009s in bottle: Font de Michelle (which includes their very promising Gonnet Selection range, eg Ventoux and Gigondas), Vieux Télégraphe (which includes their Gigondas Les Pallières) and the Bruniers other Châteauneuf-du-Pape Domaine La Roquète, and the Château de Beaucastel, where the estate wines were tasted, along with the wider range, whose name has changed from Perrin & Fils to Famille Perrin.
Under Recent Tastings, a review of the Village of Séguretand its wines, from a tasting held in Paris in July, 2011, at the cosmopolitan Fish restaurant in the arty, fancy rue de Seine. Left Bank.
Also, a full review of the 2010s from Hermitage at Chapoutier and Delas, as well as from Cornas-based Jean-Luc Colombo has been entered under each of those domaines. Go to the Left Hand tab 2010 Northern Rhône, and, once logged in, click on its sub tab, the indented heading The Leading Wines to see a series of summaries on each of the Northern appellations in 2010. A raft of tasting notes and views will appear after extensive November 2011 visits.