2019 Stephane Ogier Le Temps Est Venu Cotes du Rhone Blanc

Stephane Ogier |Rhone Valley |Grenache Blanc
A creamy and fruity Rhone Valley white with abundant, mouth-filling flavours.

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Stephane Ogier's "Le Temps Est Venu" (French for "the time has come") comes from vines located near the town of Visan in the southern Rhone, all with around 20 years of age.

The blend of grapes such as Grenache Blanc, Roussanne and Viognier gives the wine an array of aromas and flavours such as white stone fruits, mandarin and floral and spice notes.

At 14% alcohol, this is no light and flimsy wine; it has a medium to full-bodied palate weight with a great mouthfeel. While it is drinking really well now, it can also be cellared for a few years so that it's aromas and flavours can develop some more complexity.

"There is a touch of exoticism to the aromatics that otherwise run towards orchard fruits, nectarine and peach, but it's that note of ginger flower and the little hint smoky minerality that keeps me coming back for another look. Ample weight and texture, not in any way overtly rich but there is the punch and depth you would expect from Rhone varieties. There is a crisp, green apple cut to the fruit which keeps its super fresh and bright. It's just so much fun to drink. I mean, you get all this upfront pleasure with the bold fruit but it shows remarkable clarity and energy for a wine at this level.

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