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2010 Chateau Fortia White Blends or Varietals "Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Tradition"

Winery: Chateau Fortia

Vintage: 2010

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc Tradition"

Wine Category: White Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: 60% Clairette, 30% Roussanne, & 10% Grenache Blanc

Region: Chateauneuf du Pape

State or country: France

Price: $34

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 92 (based on 1 review)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: March 6, 2012

Wine Review: Serve this very good white Chateauneuf du Pape cool not cold to experience its best characteristics. This wine is white gold colored and opens with an Anjou pear like bouquet with hints of wet stone. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, well balanced, and smooth. The flavor profile is a very tasty Anjou pear with hints of white pepper and a touch of minerality. The finish is dry and very friendly. This wine is elegant and food friendly. I would pair this wine with chicken picatta. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

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