Ferme des 7 Lunes
Lune Rousse - 2018 - Jean Delobre
Truly a remarkable achievement – a white Saint Joseph made without sulphur! A nose of white peaches and candied pear, with notes of almond in the shell and flowers... Palate: tension, freshness, lovely volume and a long finish.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2021 to 2026
100% Roussanne, from 15-year-old vines planted on granite soils and cultivated biodynamically. The vineyard faces east, at 370 metres altitude, with a gentle slope towards the Rhône. The grapes are harvested by hand. Vinification: direct pressing, fermentation and maturation in concrete eggs for 12 months. Bottled at the estate without fining or filtration, and no added sulphites.
Jean Delobre of La Ferme des 7 Lunes, located between Valence and Vienne, took over the family business in 1984, following in the footsteps of his grandparents and parents. At the time, the estate was devoted to polyculture and vines were just one of their crops, farmed with chemical treatments while selling the grapes to the local cooperative. But Jean is a man of singular determination, and...All wines
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