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La Durbane

White wine 2017 Chateauneuf du Pape AOC Roussanne, Rhône, France

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 15%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Barrique
Registration number : #257553

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: Excellent (91 WP)
Last reviewed: 16 June, 2020
Editor note: Translate to English Fester, recht komplexer und tiefer, deutlich getrocknet-pflanzlicher bis kräuteriger, mandelig-nussiger und zart rauchiger Duft mit herben, eher zurückhaltenden gelbfruchtigen Aromen, zart floraler Würze und Mineralik. Reife, leicht warme, helle, erst zurückhaltende, dann zunehmend saftige Frucht, etwas ätherische Würze, helles Holz, ein wenig Hefe und mandelig-nussige Aromen, kräuterige und florale Anklänge, sehr feine Säure, zarter Griff von reifem Gerbstoff, gezügelte Kraft, der hohe Alkohol bestens eingebunden, rauchige Spuren, im Hintergrund Mineralik und weißer Pfeffer, sehr guter, fester, herber Abgang, wieder mit Griff und feiner Würze. Muss reifen.

The history of this famous French wine in the southern Rhône is closely linked to the Roman Catholic Church. From 1309 to 1377 the city of Avignon was the seat of the popes and from 1378 to 1408 of two counter-popes. Clement V (1264-1314) was here in the year 1309 as the first pope in exile, which was followed by further six. One of them was Pope John XXII (1244-1334), born in Cahors, who chose Châteauneuf Castle as his summer residence. He had the château extended to become a summer residence and gave important impulses to viticulture. He had winegrowers from the Cahors area come here to establish viticulture and produce a red wine called "Vin...

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