White 2018


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 : 2018
Hervest dates : September 4, 2018
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 : Golden, brilliant and bright

Nose : Subtle and elegant, revealing citrus and juicy fruit such as the white nectarine notes

Palate : Rich and delicate tasting with a crispy final mixed with citrus aromas as lemon. A great Elegance wine

Pairing : This wine will be perfect with strong and flavoursome dishes such as zander fish au beurre, served with chards « confites au lard ». A few cannellonis stuffed with veal and spinach, covered with plenty of Ricotta
Laying down : To be drunk now and for 2 or 3 years

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