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Domaine La Marfée Frissons d'Ombelles 2021 Vin de France

(Code: MARF/FRIS/21)
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Domaine La Marfée Frissons d'Ombelles 2021 Vin de France
Vintage
2021
 
Region Murviel-Les-Montpellier, west of Montpellier
Colour/Style Dry white - fermented/aged 1 year in used 500L barrels
Grapes 60% Roussanne, 30% Chardonnay, 10% Petit Manseng
Alcohol (a.b.v)
13.5%
Food Fish or seafood dishes, white meats, stir fries
Next day 
As good, if not better
Drink Now, or to 2028 and beyond

A lovely straw/gold colour, with green glints. The nose is delightfully aromatic and complex - herbaceous and fruity at the same time, with notes of caraway, fennel, mint and hay, mingled with fresh apple and peach, a hint of mandarin orange, a whiff of toasty oak and more stony minerality than you can shake a stick at! If it smells good, it tastes even better, with beautifully ripe, juicy, garrigue herb-infused stone fruit and soft citrus flavours, again with a mineral tang and mouth-watering acidity. With genuine complexity, it manages to be soft and approachable, yet beautifully poised and structured at the same time, in a northern Rhône-meets-Burgundy sort of way, with a very long, cool, minty/spicy/tangy finish. From one of the great Languedoc growers, this is consistently (vintage after vintage) our favourite Languedoc white wine - and, given its ageing potential, well worth the asking price. A lovely wine! Biodynamic.