Domaine de la Janasse Cotes du Rhone Blanc, 2020, 750ML

SKU: 681389
Sub region: Southern Rhone
Variety: Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc, Clairette
Rating: Wine Advocate 88

Founded in 1967 by Aime Sabon who after concluding his military service, took over the vines from his father, quit selling wines to the local cooperative to started producing his own wines. By 1973 Aime finished the construction of its own cellar, and named the Domaine de La Janasse.

Aime acquired further plots and expanded the estate from the original 15 hectares to over 90 hectares the domaine owns nowadays.

In 1991 after concluding a technical diploma in viticulture and oenology in Macon Christophe Sabon (Aime eldest son), took over the domaine from his father. In 2001 his sister Isabelle a graduated winemaker from the University of Toulouse joined the team.

Cotes du Rhone Blanc

A blend of 50% Grenache, 15% Clairette, 15% Bourboulenc, 10% Viognier, 10% Roussanne.

Pressed and fermented straight away in stainless steel vats, and aged on its fine lees for 6 months with constant stirring.