ITEM: 131178

UPC: 753625103433

Delas

delas saint-esprit cotes-du-rhone blanc 2020 750ml

$14.99 SPECIAL $12.95

DELAS COTES DU RHONE ST ESPRIT BLANC 2020

Overview:

The Cotes-du-Rhone Saint-Esprit Blanc consists of a blend of grenache blanc, clairette, bourboulenc and viognier varietals from the Right Bank vineyards of the Southern Rhone Valley. The Grenache adds structure to the wine while the Clairette and Bourboulenc contribute to its fine aromatic quality.

The climate is Mediterranean and bears the stamp of the "mistral" wind. This strong wind results from a difference in atmospheric pressures between the northern and southern parts of the Rhone valley. It is beneficial to the vine's growth. The region is also marked by seasonal rains, and hot, exceptionally sunny weather in the summer months.

Winemaking:

Vinified through the traditional method, this Cotes-du-Rhone shows the strength of the terroir. The grapes are harvested at the peak of their maturity and acidity balance. After pressing and cold settling for a period of 24 hours, the musts are racked and fermented in stainless steel tanks at a maximum temperature of 64°F. Malolactic fermentation is avoided to preserve natural balance and freshness in the wine and to enhance its finesse. The blend is then stored in stainless steel tanks until bottling. Prior to the bottling, the wine is lightly fined and filtered to ensure perfect stability.

Tasting Notes:

The Cotes-du-Rhone Blanc has a golden straw hue with green tinges. The main aromas are reminiscent of white flowers and yellow fruit, enhanced by touches of exotic and citrus fruit. On the palate, the wine is alert, seductively suave and fresh.

Food Pairing:

This wine pairs well with grilled fish, waterfowl or enjoyed as an aperitif.

Critical Acclaim:

89 points - Wine Spectator
"Plump and fresh, with inner brightness as the star fruit, green melon and white peach flavors mingle gently. Ends with a kiss of verbena on the finish. Grenache Blanc, Clairette, Bourboulenc and Viognier. Drink now."

750ml Bottle
add options
 Engraving Service
$38.00 ENGRAVING SERVICE

Add a personal touch to your gift with up to three lines of engraving. Commemorate a special occasion with a name, date, message, or even a logo! For logos and custom requests email info@melandrose.com before placing your order.  Logos require a compatible file format. Some bottles cannot be engraved. Visit our engraving page for more info. ENGRAVING TYPICALLY ADDS 4-5 DAYS TO ORDER PROCESSING TIME.

 Glam Service
$48.00 GLAM SERVICE

Our in-house “glamming” will make your bottle really stand out with a top-to-bottom coat of sparkling glitter! Your choice of color. Additional charges may apply for larger bottles, custom colors, or color gradients. For special requests email info@melandrose.com before ordering. GLAMMING TYPICALLY ADDS 4-5 DAYS TO ORDER PROCESSING TIME.

Add to Wish List