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Hermitage, Blanc, Les Rocoules, 2009


Colour: White
Producer: Marc Sorrel
Region: Rhône
Appellation: Hermitage
Grape Variety: Marsanne Roussanne

Hermitage, Blanc, Les Rocoules, 2009

1 case
Equiv. £120.00 per bottle

Tasting Note:

A blend of 90% Marsanne and 10% Roussanne from 50-year-old vines planted on limestone soils. An incredible effort, this is close to 15% alcohol but can not be tasted, absolutely smothered with fruit and terroir. In fact despite the full, fleshy and absolutely delicious fruit characteristics of nectarine, orange blossom and greengage the limestone savoury/mineral quality comes through strongly. Super-intense, sophisticated and enormously persistent.

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. ...