Winespectator Top 100 2010: N°10 "Clos des Papes blanc" 2009

In the next days Winespectator will release their Top 10 in the 2010 top 100. On Friday the 19th we will know this years N°1!

On the 10th place Clos des Papes white 2009.

95 points
1,000 cases made


Clos des Papes is widely recognized for its red cuvée (its 2005 earned Wine of the Year in 2007), but this estate also produces one of the appellation’s best whites. From the Southern Rhône’s excellent 2009 vintage, this wine blends equal parts Grenache Blanc, Clairette, Roussanne, Picpoul and Bourboulenc. To retain freshness, Vincent Avril fermented the wine in stainless steel tanks and avoided malolactic conversion. This white will benefit from a few years in the cellar.

Source: Winespectator

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