Domaine du Vieux Lazaret Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 1997

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

Price: $20.49
Item No. 7877
  • WS87
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Winemaker's Notes

Domaine du Vieux Lazaret Châteauneuf-du-Pape white has a fresh acidity, married to a round, long floral flavor with hints of honey and almonds. Excellent length and lively in the mouth, with a touch of candied apricots. As the wine ages, particularly over 6 years, it becomes riper with flavors of fruit confits and minerals. Enjoy it at 10-12 °C, in large glasses to accompany fish, white meats and creamy cheeses.

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The vineyards of Domaine du Vieux Lazaret are spread over 90 hectares, split into 35 different parcels of vines throughout Chateauneuf-du-Pape. It is today amongst the largest domains in Chateauneuf-du-Pape, with 80 hectares planted in red grape varieties and 10 planted with white grapes. The number of parcels enables the Domaine du Vieux Lazaret to give greater complexity to its...

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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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