Delas Freres Hermitage Domaine des Tourettes Blanc 2017
|France, Rhone, Hermitage
A blend of 90% Marsanne and 10% Roussanne, the 2017 Hermitage Domaine Des Tourettes Blanc offers attractive notes of salted apple, citrus blossom, buttered lemon, and exotic spices. It's medium to full-bodied, has good acidity, a pure, elegant style, and beautiful purity and clarity. Drink it any time over the coming decade or so.
A blend of 90% Marsanne and 10% Roussanne, the 2017 Hermitage Domaine des Tourettes Blanc features scents of toasted almond, honey and pineapple. Full-bodied, rich and creamy, it's rounded out on the palate by melon-like fruit, then adds citrus zest, crushed stone and brine on the long finish. Drink it now or after about 10 years.
Pale gold. Powerful orchard and citrus fruit scents are complemented by suggestions of smoky minerals, chamomile and fennel. Chewy and broad in the mouth, offering concentrated pear, Meyer lemon and honeysuckle flavors braced by a core of juicy acidity. Delivers a solid punch of ripe pit fruits on an impressively long, focused finish that echoes the floral and mineral notes.