Pierre Gonon

"Les Oliviers" Saint-Joseph Marsanne-Roussanne Blend

9.37 ratings
9.42 pro ratings
St. Joseph, Northern Rhône, Rhône, France
Marsanne, Roussanne
Pork, Fish, Cream Sauces, Chili & Hot Spicy, Chicken, Pate, Shellfish, Veal, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Asian Cuisine
Top Notes For
Vino Kaela

This will probably be upgraded to a 9.5 with some bottle age. Incredibly youthful yet extraordinarily complex. White blossoms, honey suckle, stone fruit dance with citrus and lemon zest. The palate is beautifully balanced and while it has the classic oil viscosity the wines acidity does a fantastic job of cleansing your palate. I look forward to pulling the cork on another bottle in 4-5 years!

This will probably be upgraded to a 9.5 with some bottle age. Incredibly youthful yet extraordinarily complex. White blossoms, honey suckle, stone fruit dance with citrus and lemon zest. The palate is beautifully balanced and while it has the classic oil viscosity the wines acidity does a fantastic job of cleansing your palate. I look forward to pulling the cork on another bottle in 4-5 years!

Jul 30th, 2021
Matt Perlman

Stupendous, maybe the best Rhône white I’ve ever had. Pale gold, smells like tiny white spring blossoms, baked apple and Meyer lemon. Viscous, oily mouthfeel with more lemon and flowers, peaches, melon, honey, tea and marzipan, a little smoky on the back, somehow maintains great freshness through all of that. The Gonon St Joseph rouge is probably overrated at this point (I wouldn’t know, it’s been a while and it’s too expensive) but this might be underrated

Stupendous, maybe the best Rhône white I’ve ever had. Pale gold, smells like tiny white spring blossoms, baked apple and Meyer lemon. Viscous, oily mouthfeel with more lemon and flowers, peaches, melon, honey, tea and marzipan, a little smoky on the back, somehow maintains great freshness through all of that. The Gonon St Joseph rouge is probably overrated at this point (I wouldn’t know, it’s been a while and it’s too expensive) but this might be underrated

Sep 28th, 2020
Bruce Leboff

Slight barnyard nose. Gives way to a nice full bodied wine. A bit rustic/tannic but well integrated and nice for a young wine.

Slight barnyard nose. Gives way to a nice full bodied wine. A bit rustic/tannic but well integrated and nice for a young wine.

Sep 13th, 2018
Serge Mismetti

Serge had this 5 months ago

Serge had this 5 months ago

May 2nd, 2021
Serge Mismetti

Serge had this a year ago

Serge had this a year ago

Jul 26th, 2020
Benoit Duhamel

Benoit had this a year ago

Benoit had this a year ago

Jul 4th, 2020