A delicately coloured wine with subtle, straw colours with hints of broom, star anise and paprika on the nose. The fruit then takes over with white peach and pineapple prominent. As ever, there’s a refreshing finish to this elegant and well- rounded wine.
Swiftly and deservedly becoming one of the most renowned producers in the exciting Southern Rhone region of Ventoux, Chateau Unang has been run by Scottish descendants James and Joanna King since 2003. A great deal of renovating and replanting since has turned this once neglected estate into an absolute gem. The domaine is located in a magical part of the Ventoux, sitting above the Nesque river bed and overlooking the Vaucluse plateau, where their 15ha of vines benefit from the sheltered.. read more
The white varieties at Unang are positioned in the valley floor, by the River Nesque, 220 metres above sea-level. This clay-limestone soil is in the shadow of the Plateau de Vaucluse and so is sheltered from the sun for part of the day. This reduced exposure to the sun gives these vineyards cooler temperatures and slower maturation, lending themselves to lively and expressive wines. The grapes were left in contact with their skins before pressing, then fermented at cool temperatures (15-18ºC) in stainless-steel vats.