Lionel Faury Saint Joseph Blanc 2020
Lionel Faury Saint Joseph Blanc 2020 is a French white wine produced by the family-run vineyard Lionel Faury. It is made from the grapes of the Marsanne, Roussanne, and Bourboulenc varieties, grown in the vineyards of the renowned St-Joseph area of the Rhone Valley. This light, crisp and zesty white wine is an excellent example of how these grapes are best expressed in this region. It has a nice balance of fresh fruitiness and minerality, with a pleasant acidity. Its light and refreshing character makes it perfect for cocktails and as an aperitif.
The Lionel Faury family has been producing wine since 1954. Today, the estate is run by the three generations of the family: father Lionel, daughters Muriel and Céline and son Arnaud. Lionel Faury has been producing wine in the St-Joseph appellation since the 1980s. The vineyards of Saint-Joseph Blanc have a special terroir that gives the wines a unique character. The grapes of the appellation are grown in well-exposed vineyards on a variety of terraces and different soil types, ranging from clay to schist.
Lionel Faury family has managed their estate and vineyards with great respect for tradition, but also with a modern sensibility. They blend traditional techniques with innovation and technology to craft wines that are of the highest quality. The estate is certified for sustainable agriculture and produces only organic wines in a holistic and organic approach. The estate was one of the first in the Rhone Valley to receive certification for its organic production.
Where to buy
Lionel Faury Saint Joseph Blanc 2020 is available in a variety of online retailers, independent wine shops and specialist wine stores. It can be bought directly from the vineyard or through their distributors.
The price of Lionel Faury Saint Joseph Blanc 2020 varies according to the retailer or distributor. Generally, the price of a bottle is between £10-£20.
Lionel Faury Saint Joseph Blanc 2020 is a delightful white wine that expresses its terroir in the best possible way. It is a light, crisp, and zesty wine that has a great balance of fresh fruitiness and minerality, with a pleasant acidity. Its light and refreshing character makes it perfect for cocktails and as an aperitif.
Pros and Cons
- Pros – Light and refreshing; Crisp and zesty; Pleasantly acidic; Perfect for cocktails and aperitifs
- Cons – Price may be too high for some budget conscious buyers
Top Wines of the Company
The Lionel Faury family produces a variety of excellent quality wines. Their top wines are:
- Lionel Faury Syrah 2018
- Lionel Faury Cote Rotie Cote Blonde 2018
- Lionel Faury Gigondas 2018
- Lionel Faury Saint Joseph Blanc 2018
- Lionel Faury Crozes-Hermitage Rouge 2018
- Lionel Faury Cotes du Rhone Blanc 2018
- Lionel Faury Vin de Pays Rouge 2017
- Lionel Faury Viognier 2018