Marsanne is most commonly found in the Northern Rhône, where it produces rich and full-bodied wines notable for their nutty character.
There are small plantings in Australia (around Victoria), containing some of the oldest Marsanne vines in the world. The wine differs from its Old World counterpart in that it has a character of honeysuckle and melon - fresher and fruitier than the more earthy Old World flavours.Read More
Southern Rhône and Australia.
Full-bodied, transient in character and possessive of low acidity, Marsanne gives the afore-mentioned nutty and earthy flavours to the palate when cultivated in the Old World. These characters come to the fore when blended with Roussanne in the Rhône Valley.