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Julien PILON - Le bruit des vagues - Marsanne 2017

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The wine relies on a beautifully pure expression of melon, fennel and white peach flavors with lovely floral lift through the finish. Great freshness on the palate thanks to a subtle bitterness.

  • VINTAGE: 2017

    GRAPE: Marsanne

    ORIGIN: France - Rhone Valley

    TASTE PROFILE: Rich White - Creamy & Round

    DELICIOUS WITH: Pork, Shellfish

    SERVING TEMPERATURE:8 to 10°

    IDEAL FOR: Aperitif, Lunch, Dinner, Family Lunch, Romantic DInner, Brunch

    SIZE: 0.75

    EXPERT RATINGS: 90 -Vivino

    THE STORY: Julien Pilon described himself as a landless winemaker when he started on his own in 2010. The Domaine is now a modest 5 hectares of vines, some owned, some rented, while the majority of the production is still sourced from purchased grapes. 80 percent of Julien’s production is white wines. He strives to produce white wines with flesh but with maximum freshness too. He wants to make balanced and precise whites. And he quite succeeds at this as he is producing some of the most exciting Rhône whites - wines of genuine flair and class. The wines are very much in the image of the vigneron too – understated, stylish and relying more on nuance than overt power. In just a few vintages, his whites are among the best in the region. We recommend you start tracking them down now, before word really gets out.

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