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Date Printed: 10/24/2014
Chateau La Nerthe Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2012
Chateau La Nerthe Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 2012
(search item no. 131299)
collectible wine
green wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 10/24/2014: $58.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
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
2001 Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points

Winemaker's Notes:

A pleasant pale tint with greenish glints. The nose is intense with white peach and grapefruit tones and a touch of blackcurrant. Wonderfully crisp in the mouth and very smooth. A wine that shows a freshness, roundness and fruitiness with a good length and hints of citrus and violet.
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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.