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Hermitage, Blanc, 2018


Colour: White
Producer: Domaine du Colombier
Region: Rhône
Appellation: Hermitage
Grape Variety: Marsanne Roussanne

Hermitage, Blanc, 2018

3 cases, 7 bottles
£45.83 per bottle

Tasting Note:

Fine chalk-tinged ripe white peach, nut and wild honey characteristics with an undertow of limestone. Persistent, intense and full but with clear lines, fresh flavours and great finesse on the finish. A glorious 100% barrel-fermented Marsanne from a parcel in the clay limestone Maison Blanche vineyard planted in 1944. Being high up on the plateau this is always the last vineyard to be harvested at the Domaine.

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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. ...