Côtes du Rhône Blanc 2013 - Château Saint-Roch


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A lovely, aromatic and fresh white Côtes du Rhône with notes of citrus and a charming minerality. A really nice easy to drink white for any aperitif, but also great on goat cheese or white fish.
 
Wine CharacteristicsTasting and cellaring
ProducerChâteau Saint-RochEyeBright pale yellow
Vintage2013Nose Floral and fruity: citrus, verbena, white peach
AppellationCôtes du RhôneMouthFresh and light with aromas of white fruits and flowers
AreaRhône ValleyDrink fromNow
ColourWhiteDrink before2015
GrapesGrenache Blanc, Roussanne, ViognierOpen Open and drink
 Bourboulenc, ClairetteDrinking temperature8-10°C
TypeDry  
    
Food pairing
Aperitif or any steamed or grilled white fish.
 
A word about the domain
When buying Château Saint-Roch in 1998, the objective was to apply their know-how from Château de la Gardine to develop the domain - and they have been very successful. They produce more affordable wines from Lirac and Côtes du Rhône appellations. Their wines are generally fruity and easy to drink, they all are a pleasure to drink and a good example of what a nice Côtes du Rhône can taste like. Definitely highly recommended.
 
What experts say
About the domain:
Bettane & Desseauve: 2* (Good production)
 
And finally for the wine geeks…
SoilSandy filtering soils on the slope of Mount Génies
Age of vines20-60 years old
HarvestManual
MaturingStainless steel vats and barrels
Alcohol13%

 

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Côtes du Rhône Blanc 2013 - Château Saint-Roch

Côtes du Rhône Blanc 2013 - Château Saint-Roch