A primary blending grape in white Rhône blends that also include Roussanne, Grenache Blanc and sometimes Viognier. A great alternative to Chardonnay.
- Body: Medium
- Sweetness: Dry
- Tannin: Low/None
- Acidity: Medium-Low
- Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV
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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