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Rousanne Wine Details
Price: $18.00 per bottle

Description: Rhone wine enthusiasts most likely appreciate this wine for its wonderful, delicate aromas of honeysuckle, papaya and mango. Or perhaps they are drawn to its bright apple, mango and passionfruit fruit flavors, toasty oak notes and crisp acidity. Whatever the case, we’re sure you’ll find this wine to be interesting, complex and rewarding. Crafted from our Camp 4 vineyards in the heart of the Santa Ynez valley, there are less than 150 cases of this wine made so don’t miss your chance at this ideal companion to summertime cuisine. Roussanne is a relatively obscure white Rhone varietal that at one time dominated the region, but its relatively low yields and high acidity led it to be replaced by higher yielding grapes. The recent decades have brought a reemergence due to its elegant delicate aromas and flavors.

Varietal Definition
Also known as Bergeron in the french Savoie region. Semi-classic grape grown in the Hermitage-Rhone and southern Cotes du Rhone region of France. Still occasionally incorporated into white wine blends, (e.g: with the Marsanne grape wine), because of its acidity and aroma but finding less and less favor.


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