Gaillard St.Joseph Blanc 2016
Gaillard 2012 Saint-Joseph Blanc, Rhône | 13.5% |100% Roussanne, this Saint-Joseph gorgeous white of the Northern Rhône is fragrant with wisps of blossom, a minty herbal edge and a tangy firm stone fruit like a peach that’s just ripened and still firm but fragrant and perfumed with a saline mineral edge on the finish. Cradled eight months in Allier and Nevers oak casks (5% new), this exceptional Roussanne receives bâtonage once a week to round out while preserving all the mineral snap and lift -a real treat.
Wine review by Nicholas Livingston, November 2013
Chicken and game hens. Smoked fish and cured meats. Cheesy risotto or pasta. Grilled vegetables; beans, asparagus.
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