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Roussanne Marsanne, 2022
Shipped and sold by Moon Curser Vineyards
Our Roussanne Marsanne blend is a dry, medium-bodied white wine with a beautiful pale straw-yellow colour. The nose jumps out of the glass with notes of orange blossom, cantaloupe, quince and nutmeg. The palate follows with flavours of lemon meringue, granny smith apple, cinnamon and a refreshing minerality. A portion of this wine spent four months in oak with lees stirring, and the resulting richness adds an intriguing dimension of toast and baked apples. This is an elegant and graceful wine, with a smooth acid profile that allows its brightness and freshness to serve as a welcomed counterweight to the rich brioche notes. Aging will allow for the development of the fantastic secondary flavour characteristics typical of the Marsanne grape - look for marzipan, honey and caramel if you are able to set the wine down for three to four years. This wine drinks well now, but will benefit those willing to wait till 2027 or so before opening. Pair this wine with all types of seafood, foie gras, or asparagus gratin for a wonderful culinary experience.
Gold Medal - 2023 Cascadia International Wine Competition
Elegant and complex, this Roussanne and Marsanne blend has dried apricots, honey and hints of fresh irises. Lovely lingering finish. 91 points - Sharon McLean, WineAlign