M. Chapoutier La Ciboise Blanc

AOC Luberon, Rhône

La Ciboise is named after the home of Michel Chapoutier's grandfather, located in the town of Tain l'Hermitage.

Tasting Notes

A blend of Grenache Blanc, Vermentino, Ugni Blanc and Rousanne, all from sustainable vineyards, this wine features the aroma of white blossom, lemon and exotic fruit. The fresh flavors and round texture are perfectly balanced, with a long finish.

Grilled and roasted white meats. Enjoy with fish, shellfish, and salads such as shrimp or a fresh goat’s cheese salad. Perfect also for picnics with mild creamy cheeses.

Harvesting is carried out at night, by machine, to limit oxidation and preserve the aromatic qualities. Total destemming followed by a gentle pressing. Cold static settling. Low temperature alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel vats. The wine is protected from oxygen to preserve its aromatic potential.

Alcohol by Volume: 13.0% Grapes: Grenache Blanc, Vermentino, Roussanne, Viognier, Clairette

As the selected vines are planted in Miocene sands and limestone scree of altitude 200 for 450 metres, they are subject to a wide range of temperatures over the day which gives the wine its freshness.

Tasting Notes

A blend of Grenache Blanc, Vermentino, Ugni Blanc and Rousanne, all from sustainable vineyards, this wine features the aroma of white blossom, lemon and exotic fruit. The fresh flavors and round texture are perfectly balanced, with a long finish.

Grilled and roasted white meats.  Enjoy with fish, shellfish, and salads such as shrimp or a fresh goat’s cheese salad.  Perfect also for picnics with mild creamy cheeses.

Harvesting is carried out at night, by machine, to limit oxidation and preserve the aromatic qualities. Total destemming followed by a gentle pressing. Cold static settling. Low temperature alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel vats. The wine is protected from oxygen to preserve its aromatic potential.

13.0% Alcohol by Volume <.08 g/L 3.28 pH 5.05 g/L Total Acidity

As the selected vines are planted in Miocene sands and limestone scree of altitude 200 for 450 metres, they are subject to a wide range of temperatures over the day which gives the wine its freshness.

  • 88

    points

    Wine Spectator, May 2022

    "This refreshing white features a fresh kiwi core, with Key lime and white peach notes mixed in. Shows a stony hint that gives the finish spine. Drink now through 2023"

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  • 89

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    Jeb Dunnuck, January 2022

    "A blend of equal parts Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, and Vermentino, with 10% Clairette, the 2020 Lubéron La Ciboise is pure and crisp, with a salty pear and crushed citrus style as well as medium-bodied richness. It's vibrant, clean, and just a rock-solid white that will shine on the dinner table."

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  • 90

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    Jeb Dunnuck, January 2022

    "The 2020 Costières De Nîmes La Ciboise is more up-front and supple, with lots of black raspberry and berry-like fruits as well as peppery herbs and flowers. Nicely textured and medium to full-bodied, it has a great finish and will keep for 3-5 years with no issues."

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2021 M. Chapoutier La Ciboise Blanc – Vintage Note

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