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D18 2016
  • Type: White
  • Producer: Domaine Olivier Pithon
  • Region: Roussillon
  • Grape Variety: Grenache Gris, Grenache Blanc
  • ABV: 13%
  • Volume: 75cl
  • Case Size: 6 bottles
  • Organic: Certified Biodynamic
  • Vegan

D18 2016


Complex – Textural – Ripe citrus - Long

The name is borrowed from the road beside the vines (and also down a few fields from our friend Tom at Matassa). Made from the very best slopes and vines of grenache gris and grenache blanc, La D18 shows the power and elegance of these grapes carefully encouraged and nursed for 12 months in foudre and then 6 months in bottle prior to its release. The result is wonderfully complex and textural. There are flavours of ripe grapefruit segments, fresh white pear and green apple skin with power and intensity yet maintains a mellow and delicate restraint. Capable of a decade of cellaring this is rewarding now and will evolve in glass and bottle.

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Domaine Olivier Pithon
Producer Profile Domaine Olivier Pithon
Son of Jo Pithon (from the Loire’s Pithon-Paillé), Olivier Pithon has been on the St John Wines list since day one. His wines are full of character and made with a true understanding of the terroir. They achieve a balance between character and nature that has to be the envy of all winemakers. His goal is to make the wine as good as possible by getting as much out of the soil as he can whilst respecting the environment.