Marsanne


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A primary blending grape in white Rhône blends that also include Roussanne, Grenache Blanc and sometimes Viognier. A great alternative to Chardonnay.

Primary Flavours

  • Quince
  • Mandarin Orange
  • Apricot
  • Acacia
  • Beeswax

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium Body

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None Tannins

Medium-low Acidity

13.5–15% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

Rich and fruity Marsanne pairs excellently with rich shellfish (think shrimp) and the citrus notes make it a great counterpoint to south Asian cuisine (e.g. Thai or Viet).

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