Jean-Luc Colombo Les Abeilles Cotes du Rhone Blanc 2000

Rhone White Blends from Cotes du Rhone, Rhone, France

Price: $11.99
Item No. 79301
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Winemaker's Notes

With an intense color, this wine has floral aromas with notes of fresh fruits. Nicely rounded, fat and fresh, it surprises by it is complexity, its freshness and lively structure. This wine will continue to develop its palette of aromas.

"Classy offering...A blend of Viognier, Clairette, and Grenache Blanc. It possesses delicious peach, honeysuckle, and citrusy fruit, light to medium body, excellent purity and a clean, dry finish."
-The Wine Advocate

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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 Cotes du Rhone

A Cote of Many Grapes The appellation of Cotes du Rhone encompasses much of the land of the area, not to mention much of the wine - over two-thirds of the wine produced here is of the Cotes-du-Rhone appellation. Wines here need only be from the Cotes de Rhone geographic area (which is fairly large) and consist of one or more of the 22 varieties permitted. Being such a wide...

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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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