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Château La Nerthe : Clos de Beauvenir 2013

Rhone Valley - Châteauneuf-du-Pape - White - 13.5° Château La Nerthe Château La Nerthe 2013 F644/13
  • Parker : 93
  • J. Robinson : 17

2013 Chateuneuf-du-Pape Rhone Valley

Chateau La Nerthe 2013 Clos de Beauvenir is a fresh and fruity blend of 42% Grenache Blanc, 31% Roussanne, 6% Clairette, and 11% Bourboulenc. With a grey-tinted, straw hue, this Clos de Beauvenir exudes intense, lush aromas of floral notes from yellow fruit-bearing trees (vine peach) with exotic hints of pineapple and mango. The 2013 Châteauneuf-du-Pape bouquet truly conveys maturity and elegance. The palate, on the other hand, offers contrast with freshness, balance, and length. The power remains very contained: a sign of outstanding ageing potential. The finish is juicy, salty, with toasted almond and ripe fruits notes (pineapple, melon) as well as a never-ending elegant sensation.



Wine Advocate-Parker :
Possessing more brioche, honeysuckle, citrus and white flowers, the 2013 Châteauneuf du Pape Clos de Beauvenir Blanc is a more focused, fresh and lively example of this cuvée. Made from a similar blend of 59% Roussanne, 33% Clairette and the balance Grenache Blanc and Bourboulenc aged ten months in 88% French oak, the wine is medium-bodied, elegant and seamless, with terrific length on the finish. This beauty will be better in another year and evolve for a decade or more, although, as always, drinking in the first 3-4 years is always the sound bet.
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£77.78
GBP 420.0 Millesima In stock

Millesima offers Chateau La Nerthe, purchased exclusively from their producing estates. In stock in our cellars in Bordeaux in their original case from the Château or Estate.

2013 Chateuneuf-du-Pape Rhone Valley

Chateau La Nerthe 2013 Clos de Beauvenir is a fresh and fruity blend of 42% Grenache Blanc, 31% Roussanne, 6% Clairette, and 11% Bourboulenc. With a grey-tinted, straw hue, this Clos de Beauvenir exudes intense, lush aromas of floral notes from yellow fruit-bearing trees (vine peach) with exotic hints of pineapple and mango. The 2013 Châteauneuf-du-Pape bouquet truly conveys maturity and elegance. The palate, on the other hand, offers contrast with freshness, balance, and length. The power remains very contained: a sign of outstanding ageing potential. The finish is juicy, salty, with toasted almond and ripe fruits notes (pineapple, melon) as well as a never-ending elegant sensation.



Wine Advocate-Parker :
Possessing more brioche, honeysuckle, citrus and white flowers, the 2013 Châteauneuf du Pape Clos de Beauvenir Blanc is a more focused, fresh and lively example of this cuvée. Made from a similar blend of 59% Roussanne, 33% Clairette and the balance Grenache Blanc and Bourboulenc aged ten months in 88% French oak, the wine is medium-bodied, elegant and seamless, with terrific length on the finish. This beauty will be better in another year and evolve for a decade or more, although, as always, drinking in the first 3-4 years is always the sound bet.
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