St Joseph Celeste Blanc
Top 4% wine in the world
Blend: 90% Roussanne + 10% Marsanne
From: France, Saint-Joseph AOC
By: Jean-Louis & Erin @ JL Chave Selection
This celebrated white wine comes from a small parcel of vines on granite soils in the St Joseph appellation of the northern Rhône Valley. Made mostly from Roussanne with a small portion of Marsanne, the wine is rich and heady with flavours of peach, pear and almond, as well as spice and honey.
The wine is a part of celebrated Hermitage producer J.L. Chave’s negociant range. Grapes for the wine come from vines which range from 8-60 years old, mostly from a small clos vineyard in St Joseph. The grapes are hand-harvested and fermented with wild yeasts, before maturing in large, neutral oak barrels.
Vivino users rate it a top wine with a stunning 4.1!