2007 Pierre Gaillard St. Joseph Blanc
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2007 Pierre Gaillard St. Joseph Blanc

Wine Details

Varietal

Roussane

Style

White

Region

FranceRhôneSaint-Joseph

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2008 Vintage) In a region where 80% of white wine is made from Marsanne, this 100% RoussanneSaint-Joseph wine, in its early days at least, raised a few eyebrows. Now it isviewed without suspicion, indeed is often seen as a template of an interestingand really well-made wine, just a little different from many whites these days,which are often overly-deferential to the Chardonnay grape. This is an aromatictreat with exotic fruit, pear and white pepper, and does not let-up on thepalate, its rich texture harmonised read more...In a region where 80% of white wine is made from Marsanne, this 100% RoussanneSaint-Joseph wine, in its early days at least, raised a few eyebrows. Now it isviewed without suspicion, indeed is often seen as a template of an interestingand really well-made wine, just a little different from many whites these days,which are often overly-deferential to the Chardonnay grape. This is an aromatictreat with exotic fruit, pear and white pepper, and does not let-up on thepalate, its rich texture harmonised by crisp acidity and underlined by a stonypurity on the finish. (Simon Field MW, BBR Buyer) (hide)

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