2017 Domaine de Cristia Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc
Proprietary Blend - 750ML
  • JD 91
  • WA 90

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JD 91
jebdunnuck.com, August 2019
As with the 2018, the 2017 Châteauneuf Du Pape Blanc offers more richness and opulence than prior vintages, being brought up in 90% new French oak demi-muids. It boasts a honeyed, powerful bouquet of caramelized stone... As with the 2018, the 2017 Châteauneuf Du Pape Blanc offers more richness and opulence than prior vintages, being brought up in 90% new French oak demi-muids. It boasts a honeyed, powerful bouquet of caramelized stone fruits, toasted bread, spice, and honeycomb. With plenty of density and depth, subtle oak, and good balance, it’s ideal for drinking over the coming 2-3 years.
WA 90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2019
A barrel-fermented blend of 80% Clairette and 20% Roussanne, I tasted the 2017 Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc out of barrel last year. Now in bottle, it shows flamboyant aromas of grilled nuts, pineapple and white peach and is... A barrel-fermented blend of 80% Clairette and 20% Roussanne, I tasted the 2017 Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc out of barrel last year. Now in bottle, it shows flamboyant aromas of grilled nuts, pineapple and white peach and is full-bodied, rich and textural, ending on a slightly woody note. - Joe Czerwinski
Color & Type White
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-region Southern Rhone
Vintage 2017
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork