"Bila Haut's entry-level white is a super value. A blend of Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Macabeu, Vermentino and Marsanne, the 2017 Côtes du Roussillon les Vignes de Bila Haut Blanc is plump, round and richly textured in the mouth, yet it's also refreshing, with vibrant flavors of tangerine zest underscored by briny notes on the finish."
In the Rhone Valley, or through the most beautiful regions of France and the world, the Maison M. CHAPOUTIER lets the terroir express itself.
the wine exhibits citrus aromas (lemon, grapefruit) with smoky notes.
fresh and very aromatic attack. The palate is round, with a great acidity (coming from the later ripening sites at higher altitude). A lot of freshness on the finish mixed with salty notes, which express the minerality of the wine.
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Blend of Grenache Blanc, Grenache Gris and Macabeu.
Grapes are hand-harvested.
A part of the grapes comes from limestone and clay soils in the Agly Valley; the other part from granite soils at higher altitude (500m, later ripening sites).
After pressing, the must is cold-settled. Vinification is performed in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks.
Ageing lasts a few months in order to keep all the freshness and enhance the minerality.