Pierre Gaillard is one of the most respected vignerons in the Northern Rhône. He had worked previously for both Vidal-Fleury and Etienne Guigal before starting out on his own and then received great reviews when he first started producing in the mid-eighties, his first vintage being 1987. Pierre practices only “environmental grape growing” (organic) techniques on his estates. The use of organic fertilizers is adjusted to the vineyard’s needs. High plantation densities allow the roots to develop and help to regulate the yield. The soils are tilled to allow the roots to grow deep into the soil and in order for the vine to benefit from the terroir’s natural resources.
“…. the 2017 Dans La Neige Rhone White is a blend of 65% of Northern St. Joseph Roussanne and 35% Condrieu Viognier. Aged in all neutral oak barrels for 12 months, this elegant wine offers notes of acacia, honeysuckle, white peach and spice. Perfect for food pairing with its seamless texture, purity of fruit and clean finish.”