NELIN, THE WHITE OF RENE BARBIER
The concept of Rene Barbier, tinged with a touch of bohemian idealism initially, led him to revive a tradition of wine true to the spirit of the 12th century Carthusians, in rebuilding and adding value to the abandoned terraces, in planting the vines and complementing the reds, with whites like Grenache white, Macabeau, Viognier, Marsanne and Roussane and Pedro Gimenez. Of French origin (Cotes-du-Rhone), Rene Barbier wanted to make this Nelin a white wine of twin souls ... And he has done well since Parker has given it a score of 92/100. For Barber, his white, is the balance of feminine and masculine in youth development. The base of white Grenache evokes wave hills under a merciless sun, splashes scents of spices and quince paste that spices the slate still with a certain minerality ... This remarkable and original white presents a light yellow colour . As for the nose, it evokes intense aromas, complex and seductive. Fruity notes reminiscent of peach, apricot, lychee and pink grapefruit, with on the finish, a touch of mineral and floral and honeyed reminiscences. On the palate, we find at the same time, volume, fat and finesse, all well supported by lively acidity which refreshes the structure for coming to blossom on an intense and delicate palate, with a deliciously prolonged unusual lingering flavour. In short, a complexity that we will appreciate especially with tapas, foie gras, fish in a sauce, Asian specialities (Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai and Indian) and soft cheeses.
Classification alfavin.ch : Complex white : Structured and balanced wine, accompanies easily a meal with more elaborate and rich dishes
Alcool : 14.0%
Vinification : Fermentation in a tank followed by 9 months in barrels
Meals : Your own creative cuisine, Japanese cuisine, Asian cuisine
Aging Potential : 6 to 9 Years
43,00 CHF tax incl.
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