A Wine Worthy of a Special Occasion- Château La Nerth 2007 Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Anyone who knows me knows that I am in love with Rhone wines so I am always excited to try a new bottle.  Château La Nerth 2007 Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a Rhone blend from a winery that got its start in the 12th century.  My husband and I decided to uncork it over the weekend and we were pretty impressed with this beautiful, Rhone red!

About the Wine- From the Winery

Château La Nerth 2007 Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a blend of 48% Grenache Noir, 29% Syrah, 22% Mouvedre, and 1% Cinsault and is certified AB organic.  It has 14.5% alcohol and retails for $59.  For more information visit www.pasternakwine.com.

Now the Fun Part- Tasting the Wine

This wine pours an intense ruby in the glass.  Rich aromas of cassis, dark cherries, and spice immediately drew me into the wine.  The palate is smooth and sophisticated with tastes of dark fruits, spices, and balanced acidity.  The finish has a bit of spice and lingering earth.  Château La Nerth 2007 Châteauneuf-du-Pape has layers of flavors that kept my taste buds entertained sip after sip.  A wine worthy of helping celebrate a special occasion or just life in general!

My Wine Rating- A-

Food Pairing Suggestions- Pair this wine with filet mignon, rack of lamb, or smoked gouda.

*Media Sample

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  1. Bella – we had the good fortune to visit this winery in 2010. If you ever get the chance, jump on it – it’s gorgeous in that Old World way that comes with being around for centuries…and the wines are wonderful.

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