L'Effet Papillon Blanc, Dom. Le Roc des Anges

L'Effet Papillon Blanc, Dom. Le Roc des Anges - 2020

Item # 43011 750mL
$13.96/ Single Bottle
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$167.52 $150.77/ Case of 12
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The Roc des Anges winery started in the early 2000s in the Côtes du Rousillon area near the Spanish border. The soils here are dominated by schist, granite and clay and play a distinct role in the freshness of this unoaked white wine that is fuller in body yet unoaked. Marjorie Gallet was in her early 20s when she came across old vineyards near her home that were abandoned. With the financial help of friends, she was able to create the Domaine Le Roc des Anges in the appellation of the Côtes Catalanes. Since her first vintage in 2003, she has become quite the sensation in this region known more for mass production. Marjorie's estate is the polar opposite of what this region has been in the recent past.


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Grenache

The Grenache grape (a.k.a. Grenache Noir) produces relatively pale, fruity red wines that often stop just short of sweetness. Grenache is familiar to most wine drinkers as an ingredient in the blends of the Rhône and Languedoc-Roussillon, where it can add charm to varieties that are a little rougher around the edges. The distinguished Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Gigondas appellations are both...

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