White Wine

Les Hauts du Monteillet - 2015


Siyps score 88/100
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food pairing
  • MushroomsMushrooms
  • Soft cheeseSoft cheese
  • White fishWhite fish
aromas
  • MineralMineral
  • Stone FruitsStone Fruits
  • Tree fruitsTree fruits
grape

Northern Rhône White Blend

productionConventional
alcohol level
13.0%
ageing potential
5 Years
style
Dry
intensity / body
Medium

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Tasting Notes

A delicate expression of grapefruits, followed by aromas of pear and lemon. Straight and pure attack, with notes of lemon, apricot and yellow plums, with a lovely minerality in the finish.

France

Rhône Valley

Rhone Valley is a key wine region in the south-east of France, following the Rhone river from Lyon to the Mediterranean coast. This region is divided in two parts - Northern Rhone and Southern Rhone. The first one is home to Syrah for the production of red wines while the second one mostly uses the famous Grenache - Syrah - Mourvèdre blend.

Moderate continental climate

Domaine Du Monteillet

The soils in the Rhone Valley are the result of a geological collision between the Massif Central and the Alps, creating the valley. This region can be split into two sub-regions, Northern and Southern Rhône. The granitic rocks of Northern Rhône are the consequences of volcanic activity in the Massif Central three hundred million years ago. From Vienne to Valence, granite soils and very narrow steep slopes over are making ideal the cultivation of Syrah on terraced vineyards, bordered by walls that retain the earth.

Appellation IGP Collines Rhodaniennes
Vintage

2015

Producer Domaine Du Monteillet
Winemaker

Stéphane Montez

Production

Conventional

Grape Variety

White Grapes Blend

Colour

White

Alcohol Level

13.0%

Ageing Potential

5 Years

Aromas

Mineral, Stone Fruits, Tree fruits

Food Pairing

Mushrooms, Soft cheese, White fish

Bottle Size

75 cl

Intensity / Body

Medium

Style

Dry

SIYPS Score

88

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