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Date Printed: 10/21/2014
Chateau La Nerthe Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2001
Chateau La Nerthe Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2001
(search item no. 58187)
Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 10/21/2014: $36.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2011 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2009 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2006 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points

Winemaker's Notes:

White Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a specialty of Château La Nerthe. The cuvée is a blend of Clairette, Bourboulenc, Grenache Blanc and Roussanne (each harvested at the peak of ripeness to maximize their aromatic elements). Characterized by racy acidity and lively freshness, Château La Nerthe displays an exotic bouquet with floral, pear and mineral aromas. A perfect complement to grilled lobster and seafood.
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About Chateau La Nerthe:

Chateau La Nerthe was born in the 12th century around the time vines were first planted in the stone-strewn soil of Chateauneuf-du-Pape ("the Pope's new castle"), the place the pontiffs chose for their summer residence when the papal court relocated to Avignon. Chateau La Nerthe has always been graced by the attentive care of its successive owners, and they have all contributed to the reputation for excellence that La Nerthe has acquired and maintained.