Drink Rhône Côtes du Rhône Domaine Grand Romane blanc 2019

yellow; the bouquet is sizeable, has a rich centre, crushed white fruits, very Clairette-aniseed, pastis, young oak. The palate reflects the sun of the year, with a fuelled run of white fruits, apricot, ends firmly, notes of dried fruits. This has southern strength. More interesting on a second stage, best to leave three to four years – it certainly has the acidity for that. “Ferments ended towards Christmas, so the evolution is behind this year; it’s very fresh for a 2019,” Jean-Marie Amadieu.