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Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc, Rive Droite Rive Gauche 2020
Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc, Rive Droite Rive Gauche 2020
Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc, Rive Droite Rive Gauche 2020

Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc, Rive Droite Rive Gauche 2020

£10.95
Product Code: 0920F001
BOTTLE (75CL) £10.95
£10.95 PER BOTTLE
CASE OF 12 BOTTLES £131.40
£10.95 PER BOTTLE
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"The 2020 Rive Droite, Rive Gauche from vineyards on both banks of the Rhône is as tasty a Côtes du Rhône Blanc as you will find. A blend of Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc and Viognier, it’s dry but creamy with delicate hints of apricot."
Jonathan Ray, The Spectator Magazine

White Rhônes are a relatively new but increasing enthusiasm of mine, not needing the bottle age of good white Burgundies and of course they are far more affordable. This wine of Denis Deschamps is made primarily with the glorious viognier grape - whose highest expression Condrieu costs more than £35 - blended with the very old bourboulenc grape that may have originated in ancient Greece and is an important constituent of white Châteauneuf-du-pape. I think simply delicious.

This inexpensive 'natural' white Rhône is produced by les Vignerons dEstezargues, a very interesting small cooperative of ten growers whose wines are made separately, each from their own terroir rather than blended together, with no sulphites or additives of any sort. A rare find from a small village to the west of Avignon.

Grape: /Viognier/Grenache Blanc/Clairette/Bourboulenc
Region: /Rhône
Country: /France
ABV: /12.5%
Unit: /Bottle (75cl)
Really excellent value for money.
Simon - June 2020
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