Domaine de Mourchon Cotes du Rhone La Source 750ml 1996
Sku: 40872
A straw coloured wine, the delicate nose showing subtle floral aromas and hints of peaches and apricots. A full wine with notes of honey and citrus on the finish.
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Country: France
Region: Rhone
Sub-Region: Cotes du Rhone
Grape Varietal: White Rhone Blend
Type: Still wine
Reg. $19.99
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A straw coloured wine, the delicate nose showing subtle floral aromas and hints of peaches and apricots. A full wine with notes of honey and citrus on the finish.
Technical notes
GRAPE VARIETIES: 40% Viognier, 20% Grenache Blanc, 20% Roussanne and Marsanne, 20% Clairette and Bourboulenc AGE OF VINES: 25-30 years TERROIR: A mixture of clay, limestone and grey sandstone on steep slopes YIELD: 40 hl/ha VINIFICATION: Direct pressing and low temperature fermentation

Food pairing
Enjoy as an aperitif, or with a wide range of lighter dishes, mixed salads and cheeses.

Producer
We established Domaine de Mourchon in 1998 with the purchase of 17 hectares of existing vines. Until that point the fruit from these vines had been vinified at the local co-operative and so it was necessary to both build a winery and create a brand at the same time. We were convinced by the outstanding ‘terroir’ and the quality of the vines (average age 55 years) and commissioned the building of a state-of-the art gravity-flow winery, which was completed just in time for the 1999 harvest. Joined in 2000 by winemaker Sebastien Magnouac, Mourchon soon began to make a name for itself and in 2003 a further 7 hectares of vines were purchased in order to supply an ever-increasing demand from both the international and domestic market.