Châteauneuf Blanc - the tasting notes
One of the revelations of my recent trip to the Rhône Valley was the white winemaking revolution that has been taking place there (as hinted at in Tuesday’s wine of the week ). I’ll be publishing an overview of this exciting phenomenon on Saturday, 12 Jan but in the meantime here are tasting notes on 65 2006 white Châteauneufs, to more than a third of which I gave a score of at least 17. This was not just the Christmas spirit of generosity. These wines are good! So interesting – and very useful for matching with substantial food (13.5% alcohol is the norm). See for example my account of...
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