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Date Printed: 12/27/2014
Chateau La Nerthe Chateauneuf-du-Pape Rouge 2001
Chateau La Nerthe Chateauneuf-du-Pape Rouge 2001
(search item no. 62439)
Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 12/27/2014: $39.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2008 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2003 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2002 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2000 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
1999 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
1998 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1998 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Number 43 of Wine Spectator's 2003 Top 100 Wines!

"Big wine, but so reined and sleek, it comes across as delicate on the palate. Plenty of finely tuned oak, with vanilla, chocolate and mocha aromas that blend into the sweet red and blackberry to produce a classy and satiny wine that is surprisingly aristocratic for this appellation. Like a charming red Burgundy from chambolle-musgny. Drink now through 2010." -P.M., The Wine Spectator, August 31, 2002

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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.