Luc Baudet Cotes du Rhone Rive Droite White 2018 from France

Luc Baudet Cotes du Rhone Rive Droite White 2018 - Rhone, France

$36   $51

This is great……and here’s why!

The Winemaker “Note of citrus, fresh almond and white flowers. The palate is fresh with a mineral finish.”

Grenache blanc 90%; Roussanne 10%

Luc Baudet, renowned winemaker and oenologue from Costières de Nîmes, lauched this new range of wines in 2016.

The Rhone Valley is one of France's key wine regions and is divided neatly by a gap of about 25 miles (40km). Wines from the northern part of the valley tend to be Syrah-dominant (Hermitage and Cote Rotie being the most notable examples), white wines from the southern Rhone are more commonly blends, with Grenache playing a more dominant role.

Southern Rhone White Blend is a blanket term used to describe the various combinations of white wine grapes used in the southern half of the Rhone Valley. The principal varieties involved in a white wine from the southern Rhone are any combination of Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Roussanne, Viognier, Ugni Blanc, Clairette, Bourboulenc and Picpoul.