As with a lot of quality producers in France, Cave De Tain is a cooperative. The produce the entry level to the big boy end of town wine and after this wine it is a producer that I would like to get to know more.
Cave De Tain Crozes Hermitage Blanc 2009
I’ve not had too many straight Marsanne’s so I was looking forward to the introduction. A bang of lemon balm, hickory smoked almonds, white peach and tinned pineapple juice bursts onto the scene on a vibrant twang of acidity. My notes say an exotic wine with control, good value
Price: 8 euro