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DOMAINE BELLE Hermitage Blanc , Hermitage, Hermitage 2016

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93 points - JC 93 JC DOMAINE BELLE Hermitage Blanc , Hermitage, Hermitage 2016 DOMAINE BELLE Hermitage Blanc , Hermitage, Hermitage 2016

DOMAINE BELLE Hermitage Blanc , Hermitage, Hermitage 2016

<p>DOMAINE BELLE Hermitage Blanc</p> <p>Domaine Belle’s Hermitage Blanc -- typically 60% Marsanne and 40% Roussanne -- comes from organically-farmed vineyards in Les Peleas, in the commune of Tain l’Hermitage. The vines grow on permeable limestone, sand and gravel soils and yield just 35hl/ha. Viticultural practices include close pruning and leaf thinning to maximise sun exposure. Grapes are harvested by hand and vinified at low temperature in oak barrels, 75% new and 25% one-year-old. The wine matures for 20 months on fine lees in the same barrels, where it also undergoes malolactic fermentation.</p> <p>This white Hermitage is rich and complex. Initially the nose is, typically, full of fruit, with mirabelle and citron, and white flowers -- including honeysuckle and lime blossom -- emerging with time. Notes of honey and beeswax complete the nose. The palate is supple and fresh, typically showing aniseed and related notes of fennel and star anise. Subtle notes of fresh hazelnuts, turmeric and saffron complete the picture. The finish is fresh and balanced.</p>
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DOMAINE BELLE Hermitage Blanc

Domaine Belle’s Hermitage Blanc -- typically 60% Marsanne and 40% Roussanne -- comes from organically-farmed vineyards in Les Peleas, in the commune of Tain l’Hermitage. The vines grow on permeable limestone, sand and gravel soils and yield just 35hl/ha. Viticultural practices include close pruning and leaf thinning to maximise sun exposure. Grapes are harvested by hand and vinified at low temperature in oak barrels, 75% new and 25% one-year-old. The wine matures for 20 months on fine lees in the same barrels, where it also undergoes malolactic fermentation.

This white Hermitage is rich and complex. Initially the nose is, typically, full of fruit, with mirabelle and citron, and white flowers -- including honeysuckle and lime blossom -- emerging with time. Notes of honey and beeswax complete the nose. The palate is supple and fresh, typically showing aniseed and related notes of fennel and star anise. Subtle notes of fresh hazelnuts, turmeric and saffron complete the picture. The finish is fresh and balanced.

  • Style: Marsanne-Roussanne
  • Vintage: 2016
  • Region: Hermitage,Hermitage
  • Code: DBHB
  • Varietal: Marsanne,Roussanne
  • Country: France
ABN: 13 133 179 656
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