The 2018 Condrieu la Combe de Malleval is floral, honeyed and enticing on the nose, then delivers a rich, weighty feel on the medium to full-bodied palate, yet it somehow manages to remain fresh and appealing. Drink it over the next 3-4 years. 93/100.
Antonio Galloni's Vinous.com. 94/100 Translucent straw-yellow. A penetrating bouquet evokes fresh citrus and orchard fruits that are complemented by suggestions of chalky minerals and pungent flowers. Juicy and sharply focused in the mouth, offering pear, Meyer lemon and honeysuckle flavors that show fine delineation and mineral. The floral notes carry emphatically through the energetic finish, lingering with serious tenacity.
JebDunnuck.com: 94/100 The 2018 Condrieu La Combe De Malleval showed beautifully, with a classic bouquet of apricot, Meyer lemon, honeysuckle, and white flower aromas and flavors. It's rich, medium to full-bodied, has plenty of richness, yet terrific purity.