2018 Clos des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc

Proprietary Blend - 750ML
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REVIEWS

DC 95 JL 94 WE 93 JD 92 WA 92 WS 92
DC 95

Decanter, October 2020

Settled and harmonious, with touches of dried pear and quince. Fresh, on its rails, not as explosive as it was just after bottling, showing lovely weight and size, plus touches of hazelnut to the waxy quince and anise...
JL 94

TheWineCellarInsider.com, October 2020

Made from close to equal percentages of all 6 allowable, white wine grape varietals, the wine leads off with aromatics of roasted nuts, orange, peach, flowers and spice. Luscious, opulent and richly textured, the wine is...
WE 93

Wine Enthusiast, March 2021

This is a sun-kissed, plushly textured blend of equal parts Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc, Roussanne and Clairette, sourced entirely from limestone soils. Vinified and matured in 20–25% new French oak, it's supple but...
JD 92

jebdunnuck.com, August 2019

Starting with the 2018s and aged all in stainless steel and bottled in February, the 2018 Châteauneuf Du Pape Blanc shows the more medium-bodied, forward, supple style that’s common in the whites in the vintage. Light...
WA 92

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2019

Clos des Papes's white is roughly equal parts Bourboulenc, Clairette, Grenache Blanc, Picpoul and Roussanne, but the exact proportions vary from year to year. The 2018 Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc has less Bourboulenc and...
WS 92

Wine Spectator, November 2020

Ripe and enticing, with lots of white peach, green melon and yellow apple flavors laced with notes of shortbread and honeysuckle. A stony echo adds spine and length. Should unwind nicely. Grenache Blanc, Clairette and...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type White
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-region Southern Rhone
Appellation Chateauneuf du Pape
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork