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Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc 2020
98 Points - Decanter
Full-bodied but not massive, this white wine has plenty of tension that keeps things neat, a shining beam of acidity running through it. Real length and intensity here, it's remarkably saline this year, displaying great power and balance. 80% Roussanne, 10% Grenache Blanc and Clairette, 10% Piquepoul Blanc, Picardan and Bourboulenc. Part of the blend was matured in two and three-year-old barriques for one year.
94+ Points - Jeb Dunnuck
Looking at the 2020 Châteauneuf Du Pape Blanc, which is 80% Roussanne and the rest Grenache Blanc and Clairette, it has a rocking nose of apple blossom, melon, honeyed minerality, and spice as well as medium to full-bodied richness on the palate. It picks up terrific green almond-like nuances with time in the glass, and it’s textured, balanced, and just another brilliant white from this team.