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Colour: White
Producer: Alain Voge
Region: Rhône
Appellation: Undefined
Grape Variety: Marsanne

St Peray Fleur de Crussol, 2021

5 cases
Equiv. £28.33 per bottle

Tasting Note:

Fleur de Crussol is a single plot officially known by the name La Cote. Situated at the foot of the slope, the vines here represent the oldest of the estate – and the oldest in the appellation – at an impressive 80 years. Granitic in the main with pockets of limestone and facing south-east, the total area is just 1.5HA. Early picked and fermented in wood, it spends 17 months in 228 and 400L barrels, of which 20% are new. Really quite exciting, there is a grip, definition and just enough sheen to give it a really classy feel. The Crussol mountain range, which gave its name to the wine, is extremely important for the Saint-Péray AOC, because it provides limestone elements essential for making fine white wines.

Discover Rhône

France’s wine growing “Rhone Valley” in reality covers two very distinct wine growing regions, separated by a vine-free gap of approximately 30 miles. Whilst the A.O.C. Cotes de Rhone can in theory come from both the North and the South, in practice the two zones produce remarkably distinct wines. ...