Château la Nerthe Red Rhone Blend Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2001
This red represents the elegant and refined side of Châteauneuf, offering complex spice notes and a mineral accent on the finish. Parcels of mixed varietals are vinified together in either ancient stone tanks, large wooden barrels or small barrels depending on the varietal content of each parcel. The blend is famous for it’s use of the 13 permitted grape varieties in the area, with Grenache usually playing a dominant role.
Château La Nerthe is the oldest producer in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, producing wine since 1560. The winery has been certified organic since 1998, and is among the region’s top five wineries. La Nerthe is a leader in the art of blending, combining up to 13 varieties - so that no one dominates.
External Reviews for Château la Nerthe Red Rhone Blend Châteauneuf-du-Pape
A racy, driven, modern-style version, with lots of black currant, plum, blackberry and briar flavors stitched together with suave toast, cocoa, tobacco and mineral notes. Long, fruit-filled finish. Beautifully rendered. Drink now through 2015. 1,120 ... Wine Spectator. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2001 Chateau de la Nerthe Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee des Cadettes 1500ml
A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2001 Chateau de la Nerthe Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee des Cadettes 1500ml
The 2001 Chateauneuf du Pape (44% Grenache, 29% Syrah, 19% Mourvedre, and the remainder Cinsault plus other varietals) may turn out to be the finest traditional cuvee yet produced under Dugas. A dense ruby/purple color is accompanied by a sweet bouqu... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2001 Chateau de la Nerthe Chateauneuf du Pape 1500ml