2017 Cavalcade Blanc, Chateau Corneilla, Côtes du Roussillon, France
The Jonqueres d’Oriola family has been producing excellent quality wines in the Roussillon, cultivating 80 hectares (200 acres) of vines on different properties around Corneilla del Vercol, Bages, Cabestany and Canet-en-Roussillon in the Roussillon area of the South of France.
Château de Corneilla was built in the XIIth century by the Knight Templars. Philippe
Jonqueres d’Oriola the current owner, now works with his son William, who reprensents the 27th generation of winegrowers in the family.
Pale yellow with a fresh, expressive nose of white fleshed fruit such as pear followed by toasted vanilla. Complex floral aromas on the palate with a soft woody note (6 months French oak). Excellent with oysters and delicate white fish dishes.
60 % Grenache Blanc / 20% Macabeu / 20% Vermentino.