This elegant and fruity wine comes from vines grown high on the slopes of the Luberon Mountains, one of the Rhone Valley's coolest vineyards.
The blend of Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc, Ugni Blanc and Rousanne grapes has produced a typical Rhone Valley white that is soft, balanced and deliciously aromatic.
International Wine Cellar
Pale yellow. Lemon, green apple and mint on the high-pitched nose. Dry and wiry, with good clarity to its citrus and orchard fruit flavors. Finishes with moderate length and refreshing bite. On the simple side but there's a lot of clean, juicy fruit here, and you can't deny the bang for the buck, especially in magnum. This would be an outstanding glass pour or carafe wine at a restaurant.
Jean Pierre Perrin established La Vieille Ferme over 35 years
ago, when he chose to produce an inexpensive, straightforward
Rhône wine to sell by direct mail to French wine lovers.
He used the same grape varieties in similar proportions
to those planted at the family's Château de Beaucastel, in a
similar vinification process. The result was an immediate success
in France, a wine of character and style in keeping with
its Beaucastel heritage.
Initially, Jean Pierre made only Côtes du Rhône, but steeply
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