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2011 DeLille Cellars Doyenne Roussanne Red Mountain
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92 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - November/December 2012

(fermented in neutral oak barrels):  Pale straw.  Enticing lift to the aromas of orange flower, nectarine and brown spices.  Ripely fruity and quite dry, with plenty of flesh enlivened by bright acidity.  Nicely concentrated roussanne with a slightly exotic quality that suggests a bit of botrytis.  A light saline quality adds interest on the back end.  Another superb vintage for this bottling.

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Roussanne

Like its conventional blending partner Marsanne, Roussane is most frequently associated with the northern Rhone Valley. It joins Marsanne as the only white varieties grown in the appellations of St. Joseph, Hermitage, and Crozes-Hermitage. When blended, these two varieties produce rich, full-bodied white wines that reach their finest expression in...
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