« Four centuries old, the exceptional terroirs of the Château de Nalys are managed under the keen auspices of Marcel and Philippe Guigal. They are passionate about making the wines in this flagship domain in the South »
Châteauneuf-du-Pape White

Saintes Pierres de Nalys

A stunning wine with remarkably pure aromas, this is a fresh Châteauneuf-du-Pape with peach and citrus notes.

Soil type

This wine is produced from three exceptional terroirs : « Nalys » (34%) with red sandstone typical of the Comtat and Saffres, « Bois Sénéchal » (63%) and « La Crau » (3%), both constituted of ancient alluvial stones from the Rhone, the famous galets.

Average age of vines

45 years of age.

Winemaking

Manual harvest and sorting, pressing and clarification of must before temperature controlled vinification at 18°C (64°F).

Ageing

Aging for 8 months, 20% in wood (barrels, demi-muids).

Tasting

Eye : Pale youthful gold, brilliant and limpid.
Nose : Elegant mineral nose with notes of citrus and peach.
Palate : A beautiful richness, with freshness and minerality.
Overall : Complete wine, elegant and balanced.
Imprimer

Vintages 2017

Consumption

A boire

Serving temperature

10-12°C (50-54°F).

Ageing potential

3-5 years.

Food and wine matching

A variety of starters, fish baked in salt, grilled, prepared as crudo or sashimi, fresh or aged goat cheese.

The cooperage

of the domain

Producing

exceptional wines