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Chateau La Nerthe Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cuvee des Cadettes

Wine Details

Varietal

Grenache

Style

Red

Region

France

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1999 Vintage) La Nerthe's legendary Cuvee des Cadettes is made exclusively from very low-yielding, 100-year-old vines from a delimited parcel, "Les Cadettes." A wine of extraordinary richness and depth, "Cuvée des Cadettes" embodies the unique attributes which established the legendary stature of the estate. A blend of 60 percent Grenache, 30 percent Mourvèdre and ten percent Syrah, the highly concentrated flavors of this wine lend themselves particularly well to long cellar aging. "A seductive wine that's r...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: (90-91) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 121 on Feb-99
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/99