Les Dauphins Reserve, Blanc Cotes-du-Rhone 2013
Varietal White Blend
Retail Price $12.99
In the Glass
Brilliant, pale straw color.
The nose is fresh and floral with scents of red grapefruit, white peach, and apricot with hints of mineral and citrus zest.
The palate is in full agreement with the nose delivering a vibrant, fruit-driven core with flanking notes of mineral and crisp lemon zest.
Intensity & Texture
Medium-bodied and vibrant with a generous dose of crisp acidity.
While the reds of the Côtes du Rhône are rapidly gaining fans the whites are too often overlooked, which is a mistake. When fresh, like the Les Dauphins, they are beautiful and versatile.
We need more cheap and cheerful whites with depth and style like the Les Dauphins Blanc
The wines from Les Dauphins have taken Europe by storm. The perfect combination of style, hedonistic pleasure and value have made the brand an overnight success. Now these wines have arrived in the US. Their Côtes du Rhône Blanc is made with a classic blend of 65% Grenache Blanc, 15% Marsanne, 10% Clairette, and 10% Viognier.
How to Enjoy
Serve well chilled at happy hour or pair with fruit and chilled seafood.