Côtes du Rhône Blanc "Samorens" 2016 - Ferraton Père & Fils

Being a red wine specialist does not always prevent to elaborate decent whites, and this bottle from Ferraton is a good example. A simple and fresh wine full of pear, apple and floral aromas. If you are looking for a tasty and lively white for £10, this is a good pick.

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grapes
Ferraton Père & Fils
2016
Côtes du Rhône
Rhône Valley
Dry white wine
60% Grenache Blanc
40% Clairette
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2019
Open and drink
10-12°C
Prawn and avocado starter
  Body White Wine Body Scale Barrel Icon Technical stuff Côtes du Rhône Blanc "Samorens" 2015
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Soil
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Clay, limestone
Manual
13%
Stainless steel vats
  Fruit White Wine Fruit Scale
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87/100 "Mainly Clairette, and spending its entire life prior to bottling in stainless steel, the 2016 Cotes du Rhone Samorens Blanc is a neutral, citrusy white that's quite lean and crisp considering its southern origins. It's lively and refreshing, so drink it young while it still has its best attributes."

90/100 "Bright and lively, with racy verbena and honeysuckle notes pulling a core of yellow apple and melon rind flavors along. Shows a flash of lemon curd on the finish. Roussanne, Viognier, Grenache Blanc, Clairette and Marsanne. Drink now through 2020."

 

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