White 2021


Saint Joseph White 2021

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Wine growing Estate : Emmanuel Darnaud
21 Rue du stade
26600 La Roche de Glun (Drôme - Vallée du Rhône Nord - France)
Appellation : Saint-Joseph
Colour : White
Vintage : 2021
Hervest dates : September 20, 2021
Grape variety : 100 % Marsanne
ABV : 13°
Terroir : Granitic origin
Age of vines : More than 30 years old
Cultivation : Ploughed soils, manual grape picking. In BIO – HVE conversion.
Winemaking / ageing : Soft extraction of the juices (pneumatic pressoir), maceration and ageing in oak barrels (during 12 months).
Wine tasting : Color : This white wine has a pale yellow colour with green reflections.

Nose : The nose is expressive and develops fruity notes of fresh quince, lemon zest but also toasted notes reminiscent of roasted almond.

Palate : Round, smooth, enveloping and balanced by a fine freshness and a few bitters that lift the palate to notes of white peach and candied lemon. It is a racy and elegant wine.

Pairing : This wine will accompany tasteful dishes such as breaded frog legs seasoned with parsley and lemon juice ; Wing of stingray à la grenobloise (capers, croutons and lemon) ; Goat cheese like Picodon cheese or Sainte Maure de Touraine cheese.
Laying down : Drink now or within 5 to 6 years. Serve between 10 and 12°C.

History of the vintage