Domaine du Pegau, Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc Cuvee Reservee 2017

  • Type: White
  • Country: France
  • Region: Rhone
  • Size: 75cl
  • Rating: WA 93
Price: HKD 390
Tasting Note
A blend of 60% Clairette, 20% Grenache Blanc and 10% each Bourboulenc and Roussanne, the 2017 Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Cuvee Reservee is the best example of this cuvée I can recall. It's medium to full-bodied, with a lush, creamy mouthfeel and ripe flavors of melon and citrus balanced by hints of anise and lime zest. It finishes with freshness, vibrancy and brightness. I've been deliberately conservative with the aging estimate, as I like wines like this young, but it's capable of aging for a decade or more.