Jean-Luc Colombo Le Rouet Hermitage Blanc 1998

Rhone White Blends from Rhone, France

$58.99
Item No. 53939
  • white wine

Winemaker's Notes

Production Area: Granite soil located near the village of Roucoules in the Northern Rhône Valley.

Grape Varieties: 50% Marsanne , 50% Roussanne Vinification: This wine is fermented in temperature-controlled tanks and barrels. The wine is then aged for two years in two-, three- and four-year-old oak barrels.

Description: Bouquet - The nose offers characteristic notes of beeswax, candied fruit and lemons. Taste - It is rich on the palate with concentrated flavors and a honeyed finish. Serving Suggestions: A perfect match with shellfish, seafood or lobster.

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A native of Marseilles, Colombo first developed a strong admiration for the wines of the Rhone Valley in the late 1970s as a pharmacy student. A devotee of the Syrah grape, Colombo was convinced that the northern Rhone appellation of Cornas offered enormous and, at the time, unrecognized potential for producing super-quality Syrah wines. After earning degrees in pharmacy and...

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Learn About Other Rhône

Other appellations of the Rhône include: in the North – St-Péray, Chateau Grillet; in the South – Lirac, Côtes du Ventoux, Côtes du Tricastin, Rasteau

Learn About Rhone White Blends

White Rhone blends consist of two or more white grapes from its namesake region. This includes Viognier, Rousanne, Marsanne and Grenache Blanc. Other white grapes may be included in miniscule amounts, but the above four are the principles. In the Rhone, Viognier is typically alone in the Northern Rhone and absent in the Southern Rhone, although, in the north, 20% of the variety...

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