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Marsanne "Santa Ynez Valley"

Marsanne "Santa Ynez Valley" Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: The aromas lead off with minerals, flint and hints of peach and herb. The flavors are persistent with good fresh acidity and balanced (13%) alcohol. It wasn’t easy to make a wine that low in alcohol in 2004.

Varietal Definition
White grape of the Northern Rhône and primary constituent of white Crozes-Hermitage and St.Joseph it is also a permitted blend for red Hermitage. It produces wines high in extract and alcohol with pronounced floral and almond characteristics. Often blended with the more refined Roussanne for a touch of elegance. Seen as a varietal in the Victoria region of Australia, notably Chateau Tahbilk.


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