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Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

Domaine de la Janasse

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc Bottle
Appellation
Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Variety
Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Clairette
Age of Vines
60+
Farming
Practicing organic and biodynamic
Soil
Clay limestone, galets
Altitude
50-100 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested, pneumatic pressing and fermentation in tank, Roussanne fermented in barrel
Aging
Grenache and Clairette 7 months in tank with bâtonnage, Roussanne 7 months in French oak (80% new)

Overview

The Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc from Domaine de la Janasse is sourced from sandy soils in the lieux-dits of La Janasse and Le Crau where the Sabon family tend about 1.5 ha of white varieties, mainly Grenache Blanc with smaller plantings of Clairette and Roussanne. The Grenache and Clairette are fermented and aged in vats and foudre while the Roussanne is fermented and age in French oak barrels.

Ratings & Reviews

94

2019 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

Source: JD

91-93

2018 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

Source: JD

91

2018 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

Source: WA

93

2018 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

Source: WS

93

2017 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

Source: JD

93

2017 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

Source: WA

93

2017 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

Source: WS

94

2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

Source: JD

92

2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

Source: JS

Rhône, France
  • Location
    Rhône, France
  • Appellation
    Châteauneuf-du-Pape
  • Proprietor
    Famille Sabon
  • Winemaker
    Christophe & Isabelle Sabon
  • Size / Elevation
    80 hectares / 65-120 meters
  • Portfolio
    Eric Solomon Selections

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