Grape variety for white, rosé and red wine
Marsanne would have come about several centuries ago near Montélimar, in the Drôme. It can also be found in Cassis, in Savoy, in Languedoc-Roussillon or in Saint-Péray in the Ardèche, as well as on the famous hills of l’Hermitage.
- floral notes
- Acidity: medium
- Often associated with Roussanne, Marsanne produces powerful, spicy wines whose dried fruit aromas develop with ageing.
Stony, dry and slightly ventilated soils are the ideal conditions.