Famille Perrin Réserve Côtes du Rhône Blanc - 2018

Characteristic of Viognier and its floral notes, this is a wine with an incredible freshness and great depth. It will be a wonderful match for Mediterranean dishes and fish.

Story

The vintage
The 2018 vintage is characterised by exceptional weather conditions. Flowering took place in the best possible conditions, with a historically abundant grape output. A few rainy episodes at the end of the spring complicated things a little with an attack of mildew, but the good weather then settled down until harvest, which took place under idyllic conditions.The wines are beautiful.
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
The grapes are harvested early in the morning to benefit from the freshness of the night. After pressing, the juices are cold settled in order to remove suspended particles. The alcoholic fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks and lasts about 15 days, the temperatures are regulated at 16 ° C. The wines are then racked and aged in stainless steel tanks until bottling.
Varietals
Grenache blanc
Marsanne
Roussanne
Viognier

Advice

Tasting notes
Subtle nose with subtle hints of white flowers, honeysuckle and sage. Round and supple in the mouth, this wine reveals beautiful minerality, freshness and a slight bitterness on the finish.
Serving
With delicate or spicy (saffron) dishes, grilled fish, bouillabaisse.

Reviews

88/100
"Fresh and floral, with breezy verbena, quinine, honeysuckle and white peach notes gliding through. Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Roussanne and Viognier."
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