A deliciously pure, fruity southern Rhône blend of Roussanne and Viognier, Plein Sud is characterful, fresh and elegant.
Les Vignerons d'Estezargues
While many of France’s co-ops go out of business or struggle to sell uninteresting plonk, the cave co-operative in Estezargues has for many years shone out as a co-op with an artisanal approach to winemaking making ...Learn more
“One of the only dedicated organic co-ops in France. Rather than throw all the grapes together, they vinify and bottle each domaine’s contribution separately. This is a 50% Viognier, 50% Roussanne, all aged in stainless steel. A lot of peach and a touch of spice on the finish.”
“An attractively peachy organic white Côtes du Rhône from an excellent co-op near Nîmes - 50% Roussanne 50% Viognier. Would be particularly good with mild curries like kormas and chicken salads. Cold turkey, even”
“Finally, a richer aromatic white: Plein Sud Côtes du Rhône Blanc 2012 from the go-ahead Vignerons d'Estézargues (£9.95 from Roberson, £8.96 if you buy six; 14% abv), an attractively peachy blend of roussanne and viognier that would liven up the Boxing Day leftovers. Yup, I'm thinking coronation turkey.”