2018 Clos Saouma Inopia Cotes du Rhone Blanc

Clos Saouma |Rhone Valley |Grenache Blanc
A powerful, flinty, Cotes du Rhone Blanc from the Burgundy-obsessed Mounir Saouma.

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Mounir Saouma has been one of the more talked-about negociants in Burgundy over the last decade.

Given the limited availability of land in Burgundy and the fact that he only selects fruit from 1er & Grand Cru sites, if he were to have a chance at owning his own vineyard he would need to look elsewhere.

He settled on a stony patch of land in Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Cote de Rhone that he could call his own and is turning out fabulous examples of both Blanc and Rouge that have the same opulence and gravitas that have set his Burgundy cuveés apart.

The Inopia Blanc is made mostly from Grenache Blanc is rich, opulent and carries an element of flinty reduction that asks as a wonderful foil to the boldness of the fruit. It's a class act that feels like it was made with much more attention to detail than the Cote de Rhone label would typically suggest.

One of the key points of difference with Clos Saouma is that 30% of their production is white wine in a region dominated by red wine production. To give context white represents just 3% of the total production of Chateauneuf- du-Pape. If you haven’t experienced Clos Saouma’s whites Inopia or Magis get ready for an experience. They are truly fascinating white wines and often I’ve put them in blind line ups against White Grand Cru from Burgundy.

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