2016 Domaine Font de Michelle Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

White Rhone Blend

  • France
  • Rhône
  • Southern Rhône
  • Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Drink between 2018 - 2025 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 4

  • rwpalmer wrote: 90 points

    October 30, 2021 - No heat this time. Excellent weight but without heaviness. I got a kind of salty tangerine note this time which I found most attractive.

  • rwpalmer wrote: 89 points

    April 22, 2021 - I'll split the difference on my last scores. The alcohol is there, but not having it too cool actually brings out enough fruit and freshness to partially mask it. Ready.

  • rwpalmer wrote: 90 points

    September 22, 2019 - I hardly recognise my last note. This wine has come together beautifully. A fresh, herbal example with no excess heat or bitterness in evidence now. I think white CNdP needs a full 3 years from vintage to shine.

  • rwpalmer wrote: 88 points

    March 28, 2019 - Initially heat, little nose and astonishing bitterness and even acidity on the palate. Fortunately this disjointed mess came together over two nights if not producing full harmony, but at least suggesting that there is more fun to come. Elusive but pleasant aniseed and lemon notes.

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  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    France, Southern Rhône: The Elegant and Lively 2015s and Heavenly 2016s, 10/19/2017 (link)

    (Domaine Font de Michelle Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc) Subscribe to see review text.


  • By Matt Walls
    Regional profile: Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 10/15/2017 (link)

    (Domaine Font de Michelle, Blanc, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône, France, White) Subscribe to see review text.


  • By Richard Hemming, MW
    10/11/2017 (link)

    (Font de Michelle Châteauneuf-du-Pape White) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2016
  • Type White
  • Producer Domaine Font de Michelle
  • Varietal White Rhone Blend
  • Designation Blanc
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Rhône
  • SubRegion Southern Rhône
  • Appellation Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 28 (72%)
  • Consumed 11 (28%)

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