Marsanne goes solo in Australia
Marsanne is on the up. Slowly, but surely. The reality is that globally so few bottles containing this erstwhile grape declare it loud and proud. It’s enough to give a grape a self-esteem issue. In its homeland, along the Rhône River, it may be blended to form a savory-edged partnership with Roussanne and Viognier and many times under the guise of Hermitage or white Crozes-Hermitage. Enter the New World and clearer labelling and surprisingly, it is still is not as commonplace as it deserves.
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