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Marsanne T&A Vineyard

Marsanne T&A Vineyard Wine Details

Description: Marsanne, the main grape of White Hermitage, produces aromatic wines with a honeyed nuttiness, capable of long aging. The cool growing area gives the wine an excellent acidity that balances well with the fruit aromas and sweet vanilla flavors from 7 months in French oak. Aged sur lies for 7 months the wine has a rich mouthfeel with delicious fruit flavors. The wine has been bottle matured for 2 years and has a lingering finish.

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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