Chateauneuf Du Pape Blanc 2014
Southern Rhone, France
Our definition and signature of a great southern white.
Varietal: Roussanne, Grenache, Bourboulenc & Claorette at 25% each
Aroma: Nose of exotic fruits and white flowers
Palate: Marked by its roundness, finesse and its finish mineral accompaniment
Bottle Closure: Cork
Service temperature: 10°C
Vinification: Selective sorting Direct pressing, alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks (70%) and Burgundian pieces (30%). Aged 6 months on fine lees.
>> "Ripe but nicely focused, this white displays tangerine and nectarine notes along the edges, lending a racy hint to the peach and yellow apple fruit flavors. There's good cut on the finish. "
>> 91 Points, JM (Wine Spectator) on 2011 Vintage-