Another new wine, lot's going on with Maxime and Michele since they renovated their cellar a few years ago. This superb wine was the first wine I was offered to taste this year and is a blend of 50% Grenache Blanc and 50% Bourboulenc - this has a discrete nose, mineral, lemon and faint note of garrigue. Fresh, dry and fruity in the mouth; it is very uplifting - crisp, tight and long. Salty and tense on the finish. A great white debut from Maxime! - Importer Note
Gramenon produces some of my absolute favourite wines from the Southern Rhône from their bio dynamic vineyards way out in the North-Eastern part of the Côtes du Rhône, in fact they are in the department of the Drome, not the Vaucluse like nearly all others.This original part of the domaine is located at 300 meters above sea level on a rare limestone bench. Over the years the domaine has expanded to 25 hectares by planting more vines, purchasing 4.5 hectares of plots in Vinsobres in 1999, and land in nearby Valreas in 2007. Today the estate is run by Michele Aubery and one of her children, son Maxime-Francois Laurent. The estate is officially certified Biodynamic by Demeter (since 2009) but has been farmed in a bio-organic manner since the mid 1980's. As their vineyards are isolated from others they do not have to worry about any cross-pollution from their neighbours spraying.
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