Rhône 2022 – white Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Sunrise over Châteauneuf-di-Pape

This revered southern Rhône appellation turned out some impressive whites, especially considering the weather. Don't miss Domaine de la Solitude and Château Rayas in particular. See yesterday's report for notes on Châteauneuf reds, and this guide to all of Ali's 2022 Rhône reports. Above, sunrise over Châteauneuf-du-Pape.

For general details on the 2022 vintage in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, see Rhône 2022 – Châteauneuf-du-Pape redsAs you might expect from such a warm, dry year, the 2022 vintage white wines do not feature the natural levels of acidity and purity of 2021, but the wines are inviting, layered and lushly textured...