Côtes du Luberon: Château la Canorgue Blanc 2021

This organic provençal white wine from the Margan family at Château la Canorgue is a blend of Roussanne, Marsanne, Clairette and Bourboulenc, grown at an elevated altitude which imparts a notable freshness. It is light enough to be drunk on its own or with olives, but will happily stand up to bouillabaisse or pissaladière.

Bottle
£17.75
Bottle (Case)
£213.00
Tasting Notes

Deceptively pale yet fruit laden Côtes du Luberon white wine with crisp acidity and freshness. Appealing agrume aromas and uplifting apricot and white peach flavours.

About this wine
StyleWhite Wine, Sec, Medium-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine RegionProvence, Côtes du Luberon
Grape Variety (Cépage)Bourboulenc, Clairette, Marsanne, Roussanne
Food & Wine MatchingChicken and Turkey, Mushrooms, Olives, Seafood
ViticultureOrganic
Vintage2021
CellarageBest drunk within 2 to 3 years of vintage.
VinificationOrganically produced grapes are hand harvested, lightly pressed, and vinified in stainless steel vats. The finished wine is bottled the following February or March.
Alcohol By Volume (%)13
Producer

Château la Canorgue (Jean-Pierre & Nathalie Margan)

Jean-Pierre Margan and his wife Martine began producing wine at her parents’ ancestral estate, Château de la Canorgue, in the craggy Provençal hills around Bonnieux in 1978. Over the following 20 years, they painstakingly renovated the house and created an inspirational modern winery making red, white and rosé wines that have drawn international acclaim. They now farm 35 hectares organically and the wines are classified under the sizeable, and variable, Rhône satellite appellation of Côtes du Luberon. The Margans are widely recognized as being amongst the best of the appellation and one of Provence’s most pioneering estates. Jean-Pierre and Martine’s daughter, Nathalie, has now joined the family business who is an enthusiastic ambassador for the domaine.

 

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