2017 - Font du Vent - Les Promesses - Blanc

2017 - Font du Vent - Les Promesses - Blanc

Colour: White
Country: france
Producer: gonnet pere et fils
Grape: Clairette grenache
Region: rhone
Appellation: courthezon
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A wine to enjoy! This wine is a celebration of two Côtes du Rhône varietals, Grenache blanc and Clairette. This wine has floral, citrus and tropical fruit aromas, with a fine, mineral finish. 

Wine Makers Notes

This wine has floral, citrus and tropical fruit aromas, with a fine, mineral finish, making this a wonderful wine for summer or as an aperitif.

Food pairing: Perfect with a traditional Provençal aperitif of tapenade and olives, marries beautifully with creamy goats cheese, or served with a fresh scallop and mango tartare or red mullet lightly dusted with flour, pan fried and served with fresh lemon, salt and pepper.

Blend: 90 % Grenache blanc, 10 % Clairette

One of our favourite Rhone producers. They are well worth a visit if you are ever in the area.

Domaine Font de Michelle owns 27 hectares of vines in the Chateauneuf region. 25 hectares are used for planting red wine grapes and 2 hectares are reserved for the production of Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc. Like many estates, the soils and terroirs are spread-out and varied, with different soils. Their best land is situated on the La Crau plateau. They also have vines in the Croix de Bois lieu-dit they purchased in 2016. They have a south east facing terroir with rocks, stone, clay and limestone soils. However, their vineyards are widely dispersed throughout the appellation. The vineyards are farmed using organic farming techniques.

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