Famed for his Gigondas, Louis Barruol has a hefty reputation for his single vineyard releases in the region. These wines tend to offer good value for money and have a long drinking range. His other Rhone wines are made on a negociant basis and, although good, offer less consistency.
1999 was a good vintage in Southern Rhone
1999 was a very good, long-lived vintage in Rhone