Chapoutier La Bernardine Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2005

Rhone White Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France

Price: $55.00 $48.99
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Item No. 93011
  • WS91

Winemaker's Notes

Color: Brilliant golden yellow.

Aroma: Hints of wine leaves and lily.

Taste: Well-balanced and fresh. Candied citrus fruit aromas.

"Bright, minerally and very focused. Elegant floral, white peach and citrus peel notes race through the lengthy finish, which has great cut. Drink now through 2008."
Wine Spectator
91 Points

Learn About Chapoutier Map ItMap It

No name is more closely associated with the greatness of the Rhone valley than M. Chapoutier. The history of the Chapoutier family stretches back to the early nineteenth century when current owner Michel Chapoutier"s great-, great-, great-grandfather Marius purchased an estate and some vineyards in the now famous village of Tain l"Hermitage in the Northern Rhone Valley. Marius...

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Learn About Chateauneuf-du-Pape

(shah-too-NUHF due Pahp) Southern Rhone's landmark region, Chateauneuf du Pape, was the first region to gain AC status in France. That was the 1920s - it's history goes much further back than that. As the name suggests, the wine region was named after the new papal home, referring to the period of time in the 1300's when the pope resided in Avignon instead of Rome. Notable Facts...

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Learn About Rhone White Blends

White Rhone blends consist of two or more white grapes from its namesake region. This includes Viognier, Rousanne, Marsanne and Grenache Blanc. Other white grapes may be included in miniscule amounts, but the above four are the principles. In the Rhone, Viognier is typically alone in the Northern Rhone and absent in the Southern Rhone, although, in the north, 20% of the variety...

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