Côtes du Rhône Blanc wines can be quite intriguing, as a variety of blend options are possible to create a vast array of different styles. This particularly noble example is composed of 60% Grenache Blanc, 40% Roussanne and 10% Clairette, and displays telltale aromatics of jasmine and stone fruit. On the palate, flavors of peach, pear and baking spices are supported and brought to focus by a captivating vein of acidity. Whether you're wandering the streets of Paris in search of a new wine, or looking for a white to pair with your favorite pork dish, this memorable blend is just the thing.
Côtes du Rhône, Southern Rhône, Rhône Valley, France
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