AOC CHÂTEAUNEUF DU PAPE

Pierre Troupel

Blanc

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A lip-smacking, mineral-forward wine.
Perfect with shellfish!   

Tasting

2016 – A fresh and floral nose, with white-peach aromas. Fresh and lively on the palate.

A mouth-watering wine with a strong mineral underlay.

additional Information

Terroir: Ten hectares (25 acres) in several plots around the village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. To the south, old Grenache flourishes on the pebble-covered soils of Les Serres. To the north lie the sand-clay soils of the Charbonnières locality. White varieties deliver upfront fruitiness in the sandstone soils west of the village, for high Châteauneuf typicity!Chalky-loam soils yield the grapes for this wine.
Degrés: 13%
Serve at: Serve at : 8 - 10°C
Grapes: 30% Grenache - 30% Clairette - 40% Bourboulenc
Rendements: de 30 à 35 hl/ha

Winemaking

The grapes are hand picked in mid-September in crates, and vinified at the winery in the heart of the village.

They are fully destemmed and then fermented in vats, barriques and demi-muids at 15°C, before being matured on fine lees for 3-4 months.

Food and Wine suggestions

Perfect with shellfish!

Awards & Medals

  • 87 – Pierre Troupel – Blanc – 2016
    Wine Advocate - Robert Parker

    Le Châteauneuf du Pape Pierre Troupel Blanc 2016 met l’accent sur la fraîcheur.
    Un assemblage de 40% de Bourboulenc, 30% Grenache Blanc et 30% Clairette, vinifié dans des cuvées en inox et le résultat est propre.

  • 88 – Pierre Troupel – Blanc – 2015
    Vinous - Josh Raynolds
  • Médaille d’Or – Pierre Troupel – Blanc – 2016
    Concours des Grands Vins de France Macon 2017