Roussanne

  • Grape
  • rooh-sahn

An intriguing, rare full-bodied white found mostly in Southern France where it's blended into white blends with Grenache Blanc, Marsanne and sometimes Viognier.

Full-Bodied White

Primary Flavors

  • Meyer Lemon

  • Apricot

  • Beeswax

  • Chamomile

  • Brioche

Taste Profile

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

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cold (45–55°F)
  • Glass TypeAroma Collector
  • Decant No
  • Ageability5-10 years
  • Avg Price $25.00

Food Pairing

Producers of Roussanne in the US produce richer oak-aged wines that are reminiscent of Chardonnay. For this style, opt for buttery meats like lobster, crab, foie gras, and pâté.

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