Château La Nerthe

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Regarded as being one of the more modern styled Châteauneufs owing to its fruity expression and purity, La Nerthe sits on 90 hectares of fabulous limestone soil interspersed with large « galet » pebbles. A great year for this domaine, the 2015 is very dark and rich with an intense ruby red colour. On the nose there are intense Syrah aromas of ripe blackberries, freshly ground black pepper, Asian spices. On the palate the wine has beautiful poise and precision, remains fresh as well as rich and opens up on the finish to reveal fruit, herbs and balsamic flavours. This will develop beautifully over the next 10 years, although I suspect that most will not be able to wait that long to enjoy this delicious wine.
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SKU: 2015145-00750
Vintage: 2015
Volume: 0,75 L
Country: France
Region: Côtes du Rhône
Appellation: Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Château: Château La Nerthe
Producer: Famille Richard
Alcohol: 14,5
The story

One of the most famous names in the wine world, this small village is renowned for the mainly red Rhône wines that are made here from a large variety of grapes.  Lying 12 kilometers east of Avignon, which was the Papal seat, Chateauneuf became the Popes summer residence and naturally its wine,  “...

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