This is their take on a white Chateauneuf du Pape and they do it very well. A blend of 68% Roussanne, 17% Grenache Blanc, 7% Picpoul Blanc, 4% Picardan, and 4% Clairette.  Having had this a bunch form 375ml, this seemed to be really hitting its stride from a 750ml. Slightly deeper gold in color, clear and bright.  The nose is deep with minerals, peach, wax and honey.  On the palate, this is slightly viscous, slightly oily in texture.  Lemon verbena, minerals and some peach.  Enough acidity to be refreshing.  Long finish.  Still youthful, this, given that white Rhones go in and out of shut down, should drink well for twenty years.  This will work well with pasta alfredo or other cream sauces.   

Grade: 
A
Score: 
94
Vintage: 
2017
Current Price: 
$45.00USD

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