2019 Domaine Benedetti Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rhône France Wine Tasting Note

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2019 Domaine Benedetti Blanc  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 89
Yellow citrus and herbs create the nose. On the palate the wine easily shows its fresh shot of citrus with just a touch of sweetness. This will be best in its youth vor all its sweet, up-front fruits. The wine blends 40% Grenache Blanc, 40% Roussanne and 20% Bourboulenc. Drink from 2022 - 2027

Yellow citrus and herbs create the nose. On the palate the wine easily shows its fresh shot of citrus with just a touch of sweetness. This will be best in its youth vor all its sweet, up-front fruits. The wine blends 40% Grenache Blanc, 40% Roussanne and 20% Bourboulenc. Drink from 2022 - 2027

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When to Drink Domaine Benedetti, Anticipated Maturity, Decanting Time

Domaine Benedetti can be enjoyed on the young side. Young vintages can be popped and poured, or decanted for about 1 hour allowing the wine to soften and open its perfume. Older vintages might need very little decanting, just enough to remove the sediment.

Domaine Benedetti is usually better with 1-3 years of bottle age. Of course, that can vary slightly, depending on the vintage. In the best vintages, the wine should be consumed within 2-9 years after the vintage.

Serving Domaine Benedetti with Wine, Food, Pairing Tips

Domaine Benedetti is best served at 15.5 degrees Celsius, 60 degrees Fahrenheit. The cool, almost cellar temperature gives the wine more freshness and lift.

Domaine Benedetti is best served with all types of classic meat dishes, veal, pork, beef, lamb, duck, game, roast chicken, roasted, braised, and grilled dishes. Domaine Benedetti is also good with Asian dishes, hearty fish courses like tuna, mushrooms, and pasta.

The white wine of Domaine Benedetti is best served with a myriad of different seafood dishes, shellfish, crab, lobster, sushi, sashimi, chicken, pork, and veal, as well as Asian cuisine.

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