Light straw in colour. The bouquet shows a stunning full bodied new world Rhône blend with aromas of orange blossom, honey, peach nectar and a hint of tropical passion fruit. All of those aromas continue on the palate and evolve into rich roasted pineapple, dried apricot with notes of honeysuckle and elderflower. The finish is long and weighted with a creamy texture that is brightened with a touch of acidity.
for the equivalent of £30.75 a bottle
CASE OF 6 BOTTLES
Grower: Hope Family Wines
Grape Variety: Marsanne / Viognier / Roussanne
Style: Floral and Aromatic
Appellation: Central Coast
Alcohol: 14.5% ABV
Bottle Size: 75cl
3 in stock
The Hope family has been farming in Paso Robles for more than 30 years. When they arrived in this barely-discovered region, they planted apples and grapes. Little did they know that the rolling, oak-studded terrain of Paso Robles would one day become a viticultural terroir of significance and one of the top winegrowing regions for quality red wine within the Central Coast. Gone are the apple orchards. Today, the Hopes cultivate mature vineyards of the varieties best suited to their area including Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot, Mourvedre and Grenache. Vine density has increased and each vine is asked to produce very little fruit. The terroir of this domain expresses itself in its unique regional character. Regardless of the varieties planted, the expression of Paso Robles is displayed in the glass...