WINTER OFFER

La Combe Pilate Viognier, Chapoutier, IGP Collines Rhodaniennes, S.France 2021/22 75cl

WINTER OFFER

£18.95 per bottle

£204.66 per case (£17.06 per bottle)

APV

13.5%

Grape Variety

Viognier

Food

Chicken, Fish, Shellfish

Wine Type

Organic/Biodynamic Wine, Vegetarian/Vegan, White Wine

Vegetarian/Vegan

Vegetarian/vegan

Bottle Cap

Cork

Region

Southern France

Country

France

Organic/Bio/Natural

Biodynamic, Organic

Availability: In Stock

73 in stock

Bottle Quantity

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12 + 10% £17.06
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Delicate with notes of bergamot and flint stone. Very fresh on entry, dominated by the typical Viognier aromas. On the mid-palate, there is good balance between the acidic tension associated with its terroir of origin and the natural full body of the varietal and its ageing. The finish is savoury, bringing out the rustic and mineral overtones.

SPECIAL OFFER WAS £18.95 NOW £16.25

Delivery Charges

*Local Free Delivery: SL3 and SL4 postcode (Windsor/Datchet)

*Local Free Delivery: All SL (Except SL7), HP9, GU25, TW18, TW19 & TW20 postcodes. (Min. 6 bottles or 1 Hamper or 1 of our selected Wine cases purchased)

  • England and Wales £12.00
  • England and Wales Free Delivery (Over £200 purchased)
  • Northern Ireland £30 (All BT postcodes)
  • Scotland £15.00 (EH, FK, G, KA, KY, ML, DG and TD postcodes)
  • Scottish Highlands and Islands £ 30.00 (All AB; DD; HS; IV; KW; KA27-28; PA; PH; TR21-25; ZE postcodes)

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Viognier

Prior to the late 1980‘s Viognier plantings were confined to south east France, and the Rhône in particular. In centuries past it was a common crop on the plains of the Southern Rhône, but over the years plantings declined as growers favoured higher yielding varieties. However, a spike in world demand for the distinctive, aromatic wine it produces, replete with white stone fruit, blossom and honey, led to a sharp increase in plantings in the late 1980‘s. It is thought to be native to the Northern Rhône where it is traditionally used as a lifting agent in blends, the exception being Condrieu, a varietal appellation. This small commune clinging to the steep west bank of the valley just south of Côte Rôtie produces the world‘s most sought-after Viognier. In the decades since its resurgence, the grape has been planted widely in the Languedoc, producing youthful, floral Vin de Pays, and also in the Americas and parts of Australia where the warmer growing season produces more alcoholic, concentrated examples.