A floral, unadorned style, with white peach, verbena, blanched almond and salted butter notes, followed by a racy, mineral-tinged finish. Drink now. 15,000 cases made. –JM
Grape Variety: 100% Marsanne
The Appellation Crozes Hermitage is situated in the Northern Côtes-du-Rhône, left bank; the appellation spreads over 11 villages surrounding Tain-l'Hermitage. The area of Appellation is 1200 ha for red for a total of 2750 Acres. The soil is granite, fluvio-glacial alluvium. The climate is continental with Mediterranean influence. The authorized yield is 45 hl per ha.
Careful selection of grapes depending on the origin,. Direct pneumatic pressing. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature (60 to 64 ºF). Matured on lees for 6 months in stainless steel tank. Then early bottling.
Pale yellow color with emerald green tint. Rich nose more complex is revealing exotic fruits (pineapple, mango), anise and bitter almond aromas. A well-balanced and fresh wine and a lemony finish just like biting into a fresh, ripe grape.
Serve at 50ºF with all sorts of dishes (particularly with fish cooked with sauce), as well as with white meats. Perfect as an aperitif to awaken our senses.