Château de Nalys Chateauneuf du Pape Grand Vin 2018
|Region||France, Rhone, Chateauneuf-du-Pape|
|Brand||Château de Nalys|
"A bright savory note leads off this red, followed quickly by sanguine and bay leaf accents, all melding nicely with the core of steeped blackberry, raspberry and plum fruit flavors as they move through the rich, licorice root–tinged finish. Best from 2022 through 2035. 1,000 cases imported." James Molesworth Wine Spectator 95 points #10 Wine of the Year Drink 2022-35
The full-bodied 2018 Chateauneuf du Pape Grand Vin delivers plenty of bold raspberry and blueberry notes. It's almost creamy across the mid-palate but turns a bit more open-knit and coarser-textured on the lingering finish. Still, it's a delicious effort, well worth drinking over the next 10-15 years.