Chateau La Nerthe 2016 Chateauneuf-du-Pape

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One of Châteauneuf-du-Pape’s oldest estates, archives affirm Château La Nerthe’s existence as early as 1560 and suggest an even more distant past dating to the dawn of the region’s wine culture in the 12th century. An Iconic producer whose wines are considered a benchmark with each vintage released.This wine from the monumental 2016 vintage is a blend of 37% Grenache Noir, 29% Syrah, 27% Mouvèdre and 7% Cinsault aged 12 months 50% in small French oak barrels and 50% large French oak casks.Wine Enthusiast Magazine scored this 92 points saying “Blackberry and black-cherry flavors are opulent in this rich, ample-bodied wine. It’s intensely fleshy in fruit character but muted by hints of earth and savory spice as well as a whisper of violet. Ripe, finely woven tannins accentuate the immediate appeal but should structure the wine well through 2028.”The Wine Advocate scored it 92 points saying “La Nerthe’s 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape is a blend of 37% Grenache, 29% Syrah, 25% Mourvèdre, 7%…

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