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Rotem & Mounir Saouma Côtes du Rhône Villages Inopia Blanc 2016

The Saouma’s purchased a desolate plot of land in Orange in 2011. A minimal intervention approach combined with the image of the original barren land inspired the name of the wine, INOPIA, which translates to “made from nothing” in Latin. Rotem & Mounir’s white wines are breathtaking and the Côtes du Rhône Villages Blanc is no exception, following the similar philosophy of exceptional terroir paired with high quality, low yielding fruit that remains undisturbed for 18 months after fermentation with the resulting wine bottled unfiltered and unfined. The blend is mostly Grenache Blanc, along with a touch of Roussanne, Marsanne, Bourboulenc, Clairette and Viognier grapes. Intensely perfumed and vibrant nose of citrus, flowers and an almost salty note. The palate continues with the intensity of flavours and structure and with a beautifully balanced freshness.

 

Wine File
Producer:
Rotem & Mounir Saouma
Country:
France
Region:
Southern Rhône
Sub Region:
Côtes du Rhône
Style:
White Wine
Primary Grape(s):
Marsanne , Roussanne , Other Varieties
Bottle Size:
75cl
Alcohol:
14.0%
Closure:
Natural Cork
Vegan:
Yes
Contains Sulphites:
Yes
Units Per Bottle:
10.5
£22.95
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