Saint-Joseph White

Soil type

Limestone and pebbly sand.

Grape variety

Marsanne 95%, Roussanne 5%.

Average age of vines

20 to 50 years. The vines are mainly situated in the communes of Tournon and Sarras

Winemaking

Temperature controlled fermentation at around 18°C

Ageing

Stainless steel and oak barrels

Average yield

35 Hl / hectare.

Average annual production

Environ 40.000 bouteilles.

Tasting

Eye : Brilliant clear straw yellow.
Nose : Powerful and complex nose. Strong notes of white flowers. Delicate oak aromas.
Palate : A clean supple attack. Very aromatic finish with pears and citrus fruits.
Overall : Exceptionally fresh and fruity. Round and powerful on the palate.

Our comment

This wine is produced from grapes from the two estates of Jean-Louis GRIPPAT and VALLOUIT as well from grapes and wines purchased in the trade.

Vintages 2016

Consumption

A boire

Serving temperature

10°C to 12°C

Ageing potential

5 years

Food and wine matching

Starters, fish, goats cheese
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