Famille Perrin Réserve Côtes du Rhône Blanc - 2017

Presentation

The vintage
This 2017 vintage will be remembered as the year of all records: the driest year in 30 years, non-interventionist vineyard work, optimal harvest conditions, a very small yield due to climatic hazards, and wines with very rich potential.
Description
A remarkably fresh and deep wine, with typical Rhône characteristics, great with Mediterranean food and rockfish.
Situation
Located on the fresh and light soils of Cairanne and Jonquières. The vineyard is situated between the rivers of Ouvèze and Aigues.


Terroir
Recent alluvial deposits of calcareous origin with variations according to the river path, clayey limestone.
Process
Crushing in pneumatic presses, fining of the must and refrigeration. Regulated fermentation in tanks.
In stainless steel until June, the period when its bottled after fining. Filtered.
Varietals
Grenache Blanc
Marsanne
Roussanne
Viognier

Tasting advices

Tasting notes
Very pretty pale yellow color with bright green reflections. The nose is full of freshness, with floral notes (hawthorn, vine flower) with fruity aromas such as citrus (lime), peach and sweet spices. On the palate, beautiful balance that combines freshness and roundness, mineral and fruity notes with a long aromatic and tasty finish.
Serving tips
With delicate or spicy (saffron) dishes, grilled fish, bouillabaisse.