Imported White Wines
- Cellar Drink Now - 4 years (2018-2022)
- ABV 12%
- Closure: Cork
Aged for 8-9 months in large 600 litre barrels which were second and third use with a light stirring of the lees also taking place.
Viognier. Brilliant pale straw colour with a slight tinge of green to the edges and a watery hue. Fragrant apricot and peach aromas are married to honeysuckle with hints of lemon butter and spice following on. Rich apricot, ripe pear and peach flavours dominate over traces of lemon butter and spice. Round textured mouthfeel finishing dry with good freshness. Long apricot, peach, honeysuckle, faint lemon butter and spice aftertaste.
Drink over the 3-4 years.
Made from 100% Viognier, the 2016 IGP Collines Rhodaniennes La Combe Pilate is a ripe, unctuous beauty that boasts a huge nose of ripe peach, orange blossom, and honeysuckle. Rich, medium to full-bodied and textured, it's a mini (maybe not so mini) Condrieu. Drink 2018-2021.
Made from Viognier grapes this wine displays a brilliant straw colour with a watery hue. Nosing reveals aromas of apricots and honeysuckle over some lemon butter with spicy nectarine end notes. Nicely textured with a rounded mouthfeel and fresh finish the palate features flavours of apricots and ripe nectarines gently laced with honeysuckle concluding dry and spicy. Well balanced acidity gives a sense of vibrancy to the wine. Aftertaste of apricots, honeysuckle, subtle lemon and spice.
- Cellar 3 - 4 years (2020-2021)
- ABV 13.5%
- Closure: Cork
Drink over the next 3-4 years.