Wine Advocate 90 - A terrific white that has notable freshness and purity, the 2015 Cotes du Rhone Esprit Barville Blanc offers classic notes of poached pear, apple and assorted orchard fruits in a medium-bodied, clean, crisp package.
At various competitions this wine's vintages have been awarded prizes: the Guide Hachette des Vins awarded the 2014 vintage 2 Stars and the Decanter World Wine Awards awarded Commended. Several important critics have rated this Cotes du Rhone wine highly. This is one of the most popular wines from the region.
Excellent wine with good quality and well balanced. Pale yellow with green hints, smooth texture with medium+ acidity and king finish. This wine punches way above its price point! Awesome with simple, light dishes and cheese.
Nose – Aromas of exotic fruits, white flowers and citrus fruits.
Palate – Wonderful complexity with notes of peach and apricot, this wine displays excellent freshness and length.
Serve as an aperitif or enjoy with barbecued shellfish, seafood and citrus fruits salad, chicken dishes, sweetbreads with morilles or alongside desserts of candied fruits, vanilla millefeuille or apricot pie.