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30% Clairette blanche, 30% Roussanne, 20% Grenache blanc, 20% Viognier (av age 30 years) from clay-limestrone slope soils & sandy plain level soils, cool decantation after pressing, 70% new, 30% 1-2 year 228-litre oak cask fermented, raised 18 months on fine lees, lees stirred, malo completed, first wine 2010, 1,200-3,000 b

2015 ()

(casks) pretty full yellow robe. There is an instant hit of oak and its toast on the nose; this is weighty, with the oak masking its fruit – perhaps pear - for now. The attack is rich, with a supple quality and an agreeable feel. This is still making its way, and needs another six months to sharpen up and lessen its oaking. Table wine – sauced dishes. 14°. 1,200 b. €8.50. Gren bl, Clair, Rouss, Vio. 2019-20  May 2016