White 2019


Saint Joseph White 2018

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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 : 2019
Hervest dates : September 11, 2019
Grape variety : 100 % Marsanne
ABV : 14°
Terroir : Granitic origin
Age of vines : More than 30 years
Cultivation : Ploughed soils, manual grape-picking
Winemaking / ageing : Soft extraction of the juices (pneumatic pressoir), maturation and ageing in oak barrels (during 11 months)
Wine tasting : Color : Beautiful strawy colour with silvery highlights

Nose : Stylish nose. Hint of yellow fruit, of Bergeron and of bergamot but also of a mineral sensation, of wet stone or of pebble. A nose deep in structure

Palate : This wine offers an ample and generous structure and of a great purity. A racy and long wine

Pairing : This wine will be excellent with fish and white meat such as : a few scallops roasted in butter and served on a buttered endive with a little fleur de sel and a drop of pepper / a sea bass cooked in a salt crust served with a few « glazed » carrots / a tenderloin of veal gently roasted in the oven and served with a generous pan of porcini
mushrooms / mornier cheese or 18 or 24 months ripened Comté
Laying down : This wine can be stored between 5 and 10 years but is already very good to drink today

History of the vintage