This is a white blend made from 66% Grenache Blanc, 28% Roussanne, and 6% Chenin Blanc.  Pop and pour, this needed a good hour or more to really open up.  Pale golden in color, clear and bright.  The nose has a cream soda note.  With air, it shows wax and lemons.  With even more air, some tropical fruits come out (pineapple and guava?).  Full bodied.  Good acidity.  Light tannins.  On the palate, the experience is similar to the nose; cream soda to waxy lemons to tropical fruits.  A creamy texture.  Some warmth on the finish but this also goes away with air.  This is obviously young and should be cellared for a few years.  If drinking now, give it a good decant.  White Rhone varietals are notoriously hard to judge ageing on, but this should drink well for the next eight to twelve years.  Great on its own, this would be good with Sushi or other seafood.  

Grade: 
A+
Score: 
97
Vintage: 
2018
Current Price: 
$150.00USD

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