Jean-Luc Colombo Les Figuieres Cotes du Rhone Blanc 2001

Rhone White Blends from Cotes du Rhone, Rhone, France

$15.99
Item No. 79021
  • white wine
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Winemaker's Notes

Production Area: From vineyards in Cairanne, Rasteau and Vacqueyras in Southern Rhône Valley.

Grape Varieties: 70% Clairette/Grenache, 30 % Viognier/Roussanne

Vinification: Grapes are hand-picked and fermented at low-temperature in stainless steel tanks. The wine is aged on its lees for 15% in oak barrels and 85% in stainless steel tanks to preserve its freshness. Description: Bouquet - Full-bodied wine with floral and fruity aromas. Taste - Complex, crisp and well-balanced, it is an incredible value and will improve with age Serving Suggestions: Will complement sushi, all kinds of fish as well as light meats.

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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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