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CDP Blanc Magis, Rotem & Mounir Saouma 2015

RegionRhône
SubregionChateauneuf-du-Pape
ColourWhite
TypeStill

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Cs Bts Price IB GBP Per Score
Rhône2015CDP Blanc Magis, Rotem & Mounir SaoumaBT20680.001298 JD2475.55555698.0098.00CDP Blanc Magis, Rotem & Mounir Saouma0.75
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Tasting Notes

Based largely on Grenache Blanc, the 2015 Châteauneuf-Du-Pape Blanc Magis is a thrilling effort that has top Corton-like level of reduction and minerality to go with layers of white flowers, stone fruits, crushed rocks, and bright citrus. Deep, pure, medium to full-bodied, and textured, with thrilling tension and focus, it’s a magical white from this estate that will stand up with the best out there. It will be better with short-term cellaring and will keep for 2-3 decades.

98
Jeb Dunnuck, JebDunnuck.com, December 2018

Light brilliant yellow. A highly perfumed bouquet evokes mineral-accented pear nectar, orange gelato, iodine and mineral scents, along with a deeper suggestion of honey. Impressively energetic, sharply focused citrus and orchard fruit and floral flavors stain the palate while showing zero fat. A sexy floral nuance emerges steadily as the wine opens up, along with hints of toasted brioche and green almond. Wonderfully concentrated yet nervy; the ridiculously long, focused finish features lingering floral and mineral qualities. This is one of the most impressive bottles of Rhône white wine that I can recall, from the north or the south, and I'd have no qualms about setting it up alongside the best from Burgundy.

96
Josh Raynolds, vinous.com, October 2018
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