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Avril Clos des Papes CdP Blanc 2015

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CWA97+

RP

WS

JS

AG

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W&S

JH

Price: $110.00

 
Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

Available: November 2020

“A big, rich wine by Vincent’s standards, the 2015 Châteauneuf du Pape Blanc offers lots of salty minerality in its ripe citrus, spiced apples and honeycomb-laced aromas and flavors. It shows terrific purity and tension on the palate, yet also has plenty of heft and depth. Feel free to enjoy bottles over the coming couple of years, or after a decade or more.” - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
 
97+ Points | CWA
“Captivating bouquet of gardenia, jasmine and New Orleans beignets with powdered sugar. An oh-so voluptuous texture plus bold and vibrant notes of fresh melon, citrus and caramelized fruits (peach and apricot) combine for a dazzling experience. The finish connotes hints of toffee and candied ginger. Enjoy now through 2015+.” - California Wine Advisors

“Very floral and pure, with unadorned honeysuckle, white peach, jicama and acacia notes that race along, backed by light hints of anise, yellow apple and quinine. Shows lovely range, cut and length. Drink now through 2025.” - Wine Spectator
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Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

Available: November 2020

“A big, rich wine by Vincent’s standards, the 2015 Châteauneuf du Pape Blanc offers lots of salty minerality in its ripe citrus, spiced apples and honeycomb-laced aromas and flavors. It shows terrific purity and tension on the palate, yet also has plenty of heft and depth. Feel free to enjoy bottles over the coming couple of years, or after a decade or more.” - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
 
97+ Points | CWA
“Captivating bouquet of gardenia, jasmine and New Orleans beignets with powdered sugar. An oh-so voluptuous texture plus bold and vibrant notes of fresh melon, citrus and caramelized fruits (peach and apricot) combine for a dazzling experience. The finish connotes hints of toffee and candied ginger. Enjoy now through 2015+.” - California Wine Advisors

“Very floral and pure, with unadorned honeysuckle, white peach, jicama and acacia notes that race along, backed by light hints of anise, yellow apple and quinine. Shows lovely range, cut and length. Drink now through 2025.” - Wine Spectator



Ratings Sources

RP - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
WS - Wine Spectator
CWA - California Wine Advisors
JS - James Suckling
IWR - International Wine Review

Winery Avril Clos des Papes

Vineyard Designate

AVA Chateauneuf du Pape

Region Rhone