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L'Esprit de Provence White 2020

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The white Spirit of Provence plays the card of seduction. Vermentino (Rolle) is expressed here in all its splendor with citrus notes, hints of white fruits and floral touches. It goes particularly well with seafood and fresh summer dishes.


The 2020 vintage began with a mild and dry winter leading to an early budding. The beginning of spring was marked by three successive white frosts which affected the future harvest. The vines then took full advantage of the generous rains up until a very hot summer arrived. The drought conditions put a lot of stress on the vines putting further pressure future yields. Fortunately, the rains at the start of the harvest allowed the vines to regain their balance and the grapes to reach their full maturity.
Rolle.
A bright light yellow with beautiful shades of green. The delicate nose is complex with floral notes of verbena and white-fleshed fruit (pear). We find this aromatic complexity in the mouth. The fresh fruit is persistent and elegant. Lovely balance.
Fish terrine, sea urchin, mullet salad.

2017
Concours Général Agricole
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Gold Medal
wine-medal
2017
Bettane & Desseauve Prix Plaisir
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Silver Medal

2016
Concours Vignerons Idependants
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Silver Medal

2016
Vinalies
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Prix d'Excellence

2017
Concours Général Agricole
-
Gold Medal
 
wine-medal
2017
Bettane & Desseauve Prix Plaisir
-
Silver Medal

2016
Concours Vignerons Idependants
-
Silver Medal

2016
Vinalies
-
Prix d'Excellence
 
 

Esprit de Provence

Authenticity and a lot of expression in this remarkable white wine.

The Rolle and Vermentino have produced a warm, herbal, southern sun-touched wine.
To hear the cicadas.

Lightly daffodil and grapefruit scented, with a pencil-thin streak of cordite on the nose and palate. Brisk acidity, green apple dipped in lemon juice, borage leaf and salt. You can feel the sea wind whipping your hair when you drink this.

Tamlyn Currin

jancisrobinson.com - 2021

Eye: Brilliant, golden white Nose: pleasing, floral, broom, white stone fruitsPalate: bright first taste, finely acidulous, a balanced finale Conclusion: nice dynamic for this long and dashing wine, and what elegance! A quality wine to follow.

Guide des Vins de Provence

2016

Authenticity and a lot of expression in this remarkable white wine. Accents of garrigue (sage, flowering broom, menthol and eucalyptus) explode on aeration, while the palate, of great elegance, silky and fine, develops around the yellow fruits (mirabelle, fruit of the Passion). To hear the cicadas.

Guide Hachette

2016

The Rolle and Vermentino have produced a warm, herbal, southern sun-touched wine. It is full of rich yellow fruits and laced with acidity. A light touch of honey from the ripe fruits gives a deliciously smooth aftertaste. Drink now.

Wine Enthusiast

2016

Eye: White gold with green reflections. Nose: elegant, expresses white flowers and vegetal notes, green grass. Palate: beautiful weft, long in mouth, ends on saliva, freshness and residual sugar, return on the white peach. Conclusion: elegant wine on the freshness and a feeling of sweetness. Asian cuisine. 3 stars.

Guide des Vins de Provence

2015

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By Andreas Larsson