Soft lemon curd and honeysuckle notes, with a nutty richness to balance out its pear fruit. Finishes long and mouthwatering.
-André Brunel bottles five delicious, well-priced cuvees under his own name from Southern Rhône. He seeks low yields and employs sustainable farming practices. The house style focuses on freshness and accessibility for early consumption. “Always a superb value, Brunel's 2013 Côtes du Rhône La Becassonne comes from vineyards located outside the town of Sorgues, from 40-year-old vines, and is a blend of 50% Roussanne, 30% Grenache Blanc and 20% Clairette. Sporting a light gold color, it offers pure, clean notes of white peach, white flowers and honeyed citrus to go with a medium-bodied, juicy, lively and lightly textured style on the palate. Quaffable on its own, it has the richness to be the perfect meal starter as well. Drink it over the coming couple of years.”
-Wine Advocate (88)