Curran Grenache Blanc 2007

White Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France

$25.99
Item No. 99080
  • white wine
  • Green wine

Winemaker's Notes

The grapes are sourced from Camp 4 Vineyard, which is located in the warmer eastern edge of the Santa Ynez Valley, allowing the fruit to ripen to perfection. Upon delivery to the winery, the grapes were whole cluster pressed and then immediately placed into stainless steel tanks for fermentation. Temperatures were maintained at 60°F during the long fermentation to preserve the volatile esters of the wine and give the wine the crisp, fresh fruit profile desired. Malolactic fermentation was inhibited to showcase the true varietal characteristics of Grenache Blanc.

Learn About Curran

Kris" own label, Curran, was started in 1997. For two years she made Pinot Noir from Santa Maria Valley. In 1999 she rejected the fruit she received, from a new vineyard, due to lack of ripeness and had to reexamine her philosophy for the label ‘Curran". Deciding that great Pinot Noir was difficult to come by, unless you owned and managed the vineyards (a luxury she experiences...

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Learn About Chateauneuf-du-Pape

(shah-too-NUHF due Pahp) Southern Rhone's landmark region, Chateauneuf du Pape, was the first region to gain AC status in France. That was the 1920s - it's history goes much further back than that. As the name suggests, the wine region was named after the new papal home, referring to the period of time in the 1300's when the pope resided in Avignon instead of Rome. Notable Facts...

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Learn About Other White Blends

Other White Wine While there are a slew of other white varietals out there in the world, a few more worth knowing about... Albarino Mostly grown and drunk in the northwest part of Spain, Rias Baixas (in Galacia), this grape is loved by almost all who try it. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and every other white grape, Albarino is aromatically intense...

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