"A blend of 40% Viognier and 30% each Roussanne and Grenache Blanc, the 2017 Duche d'Uzes Blanc is a plump, medium-bodied white that hints at flowers and stone fruit, then turns chalky on the orange-zest-flavored finish. Drink it over the next year or so.
In the Rhone Valley, or through the most beautiful regions of France and the world, the Maison M. CHAPOUTIER lets the terroir express itself.
intense, releasing apricot aromas with subtle notes of tropical fruit.
Well balanced on the palate. Powerful on entry offering up notes of ripe fruit. The wine’s smoothness (fat) combines perfectly with its freshness (acidity), showing lovely harmony on the palate, with a hint of iodine on the finish.
Sommelier's advice: Casual meal: antipasti. For fine dining: red mullet with citrus butter.
Harvesting is carried out at night, by machine, to prevent oxydation and preserve the grapes’ aromatic properties.
The soil is clay-limestone
Total destemming followed by a light, cold maceration on the skins and a gentle pressing. Cold static settling. Low temperature alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel vats. The wine is protected from oxygen to preserve its aromatic potential.