drink-now2010 Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Château la Nerthe

Product: 2010-0750-00-1114746
  • The Wine Advocate
  • Jancis Robinson
  • Wine Spectator
  • Vinous
  • Ready, but will keep


Soft, warm and gently expressive aromas, hinting at sweet milk, chocolate and tobacco, leads you to think that this will be a classically graceful la Nerthe. One sip, though, and you realise it is, after all, a 2010: the palate is much fresher and zestier than the aromas suggested. There are dried herbal and grilled meat flavours, with floral backnotes: lively, pure and thrusting, and not at all creamy. An elemental Nerthe.

Andrew Jefford, Decanter.com (May 2016)

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 [] The Wine Advocate:: 92/100 
[] Jancis Robinson :: 17.5/20
[] Wine Spectator:: 91/100
[] Vinous:: 92+/100 
Bottle Price 75 cl $420.00