This is a classically rendered blend of Marsanne and Roussanne from the Northern Rhone that is a knockout of a wine. A combination of both barrel and tank aging gives this wine freshness, roundness and a glimmer of opulence. This is old-school, small-batch family winemaking at it's best without the super-premium price tag.
91 POINTS, Vinous. "Penetrating aromas of tangerine, pear, white peach and fennel pick up chalky mineral and floral notes as the wine opens up. Juicy and focused on the palate, offering bitter pear skin and Meyer lemon flavors and a spicy snap of candied ginger. The mineral note repeats emphatically on the incisive, tightly focused finish, which hangs on with very good, spicy tenacity."
Practicing organic farming.
The vines of this fiercely independent domaine are all at least 60-years-old. Laurent Martelet is vigneron at this small estate located in the hamlet of Blagny. "La Genelotte" is a Premier Cru site just north of Blagny, on the Meursault...
Alois Lageder Pinot Grigio is a brilliant straw yellow with green shimmer. There are quite pronounced and expressive aromas of flowers with somewhat spicy notes. There is rich flavor in the mouth, with slight smokiness at the back and a...
Made from 100% white Grenache grown at a high altitude from 100 year old vines (planted in 1915). This dry white exhibits lots of quince, honeysuckle, white currant and lemon blossom notes. Fresh, medium-bodied and elegant. A lovely white that...