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Weißwein 2018 Saint-Peray AOC "Fleur de Roc", Rhône, France

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Price: 21.30 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: large wood
Registration number: #CdT-L19179

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 28 July, 2021

Area classified as Cru (top appellation) in the northern section of the Rhône on the right bank, named after the town of the same name. The town is located about five kilometres west of Valence on the eastern flank of the Massif Central and is dominated by the ruins of Crussol Castle. Wine growing was already practised here by the Romans. The name Saint-Pérey refers to Saint Peter. The vineyards cover 60 hectares of vines in the communes of Saint-Pérey and Toulaud in the Ardèche department. They are largely spared the cold winds of the Mistral. The area is crossed by the river Mialan. The white wine is blended from Marsanne and...

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