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Clos de l'Oratoire des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc 2018

Clos de l'Oratoire des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc 2018

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0,75 l  -  13.50% vol.
Clos de l'Oratoire des Papes
XW
91
RP
90
The robe is bright, with a gilded almost bronzed straw colour.
The nose is intense and mineral on white stonefruit (peach, pear), pear brandy, and a spicy yet elegant base of white pepper, licorice and wild flowers.
Finally the mouth marries harmoniously the round attack, the intensity of the fruit and the freshness of the finale. Beautiful mineral length on noble aromas of tea.
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Name Clos de l'Oratoire des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc 2018
Type White still
Classification
Year 2018
Size 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Rhone
Grape varieties 30% Grenache blanc, 30% Clairette, 30% Roussanne, 10% Bourboulenc
Climate During April until the end of July 2012, the average temperatures were between 13°C and 24.5°C. During this time, we had 52 mm of rainfall at the beginning of the summer; a similar quantity during the year 2010 on the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation.
Soil composition Eclats Calcaires (limestone rocks) in the west part of Châteauneuf-du-Pape on the areas named “Tresquoy” unless the Rousanne grape variety which grows on “Pradel” area.
Fermentation temperature 18/19 °C
Vinification Skin maceration during 6 hours and fermentation in new oak barrels of 300 l. for the Roussanne only – Direct pressing in a pneumatic press of 30 hl – Settling on the other grape varieties – fermentation in stainless steel vat at 18/19 °C.
Ageing 4 months ageing in stainless still vats out of the lees.
Alcohol content 13.50% by volume
Sulphites Contains sulphites
Pairing Ideal for fish, shrimp, Nantua style creamed fish quenelles, exotic dishes.
On offer Price Clos de l'Oratoire des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc 2018 € 41.80  ex VAT

Clos de l'Oratoire des Papes

From this winery:
The story begins in 1880 when, following his marriage, Edouard Amouroux became the owner of the Clos de Oratoire, a fine Vineyard parcel of syrah vines. It was named after the oratory besides the parcel at Tresqouy. The Vineyard becomes the Clos de l...
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Robert Parker
90/100 
2018
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92/100 
2018
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93/100 
2017
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91/100 
2015
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