Clos des Papes Blanc 1996
White wine

Clos des Papes, Blanc 1996

The nose is smoky, with brioche, airs of fougasse bread and a note of petrol. The palate is tightly sealed on a fresh encasing, with oxidative hints within. It has retained its shape through a good linearity, and it reflects this year of acidity very correctly.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Still

Alcohol

13.5%

Bottle size

750ml

Drink dates

2022 - 2032

Origin

Country

France

Region

Rhône

Sub-region

Southern Rhône

Area

Châteauneuf-du-Pape AOP

Tasting Information

Tasted by

John Livingstone-Learmonth

UK Stockist

Secondary market only