2020 Domaine de la Janasse Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

68.00 56.20
Type of Wine White
Country France
Region Côtes du Rhone
Appellation Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Winery Domaine Janasse
Year 2020
Grape Grenache Mourvedre Syrah-Shiraz
Content (Alc) 0.75 ltr (14%)
Drink window 2022 - 2026
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The Janasse CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE BLANC is a very serious and super elegant wine. It is a complex fruit bomb with peach, citrus, pear and vanilla. This white Châteauneuf du Pape is a blend of 50% Grenache Blanc, 25% Clairette and 25% Roussanne. The wine has a ripe texture with notes of lemon zest. In the aftertaste a little saltiness and a pleasant bitterness and what lingers is a delightful lasting feeling of freshness that remains.

Domaine de la Janasse dates back to 1967 when it was founded by Aimé Sabon with 15 ha of vineyard. The total area now consists of 55 hectares and is currently run by son Christophe and his sister Isabelle. The vineyards are located on a difficult surface of gravel, sand and large boulders. The vines are 40 to 80 years old. Yields are usually less than 30 hl/ha due to strict pruning and rigorous vendange verte.

Janasse's big break came in 2007, when their Châteauneuf du Pape "Veilles Vignes" scored 100 points Parker!! Year after year, all their wines score excellent. The quality of this domaine is so great that even their "regular" Cotes-du-Rhone is already highly regarded worldwide! This is really a TOP domain!

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Type of Wine White
Country France
Region Côtes du Rhone
Appellation Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Winery Domaine Janasse
Grape Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah-Shiraz
Biological No
Vegan No
Year 2020
Drinking as of 2022
Drinking till 2026
Alcohol % 14
Alcohol free/low No
Content 0.75 ltr
Oak aging Yes
Sparkling No
Dessert wine No
Closure Cork
James Suckling rating 92
Tasting Profiles Floral, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Spicy, Rich, Round, Full, White fruit
Drink moments Barbecue, Cadeau!, Lekker luxe, Met vrienden, Open haard, Romantisch
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