Marsanne

  • Grape
  • mar-sohn

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

Full-Bodied White

Primary Flavors

  • Quince

  • Mandarin Orange

  • Apricot

  • Acacia

  • Beeswax

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Low/None
  • Acidity: Medium-Low
  • Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cold (45–55°F)
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $28.00

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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