Côtes-du-Rhône "La Vie On Y Est," Gramenon
Organic

Côtes-du-Rhône "La Vie On Y Est," Gramenon - 2019

Item # 26357 750mL
$48.99/ Single Bottle
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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


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A blend of Viognier and Clairette from 30 year-old vines from sandstone soils. Fermentation and 6 months aging take place in barrel, with malolactic fermentation blocked. This medium-bodied dry white has aromas of stone fruits and herbs with good structure. Pair with salt baked cod and sea beans.


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