Tag: Southern Rhône

Château la Nerthe: yesterday and today

It’s been around for centuries, but recent investment and innovation make Château la Nerthe an estate to watch. Here, we take a closer look at this Châteauneuf-du-Pape property’s upward trajectory.  “Château la Nerthe may have been around for five centuries,” says Catriona Felstead MW, Wine Buyer at Berry Bros. & Rudd, “but there is absolutely […]

Understanding the Southern Rhône

This fascinating region is home to some of France’s most characterful and best-value wines. Here, Mark Pardoe MW explains how to navigate the Southern Rhône, from Châteauneuf-du-Pape where terroir speaks volumes, to the village wines where climate is key. We tend to talk about the wines of the Rhône Valley as a single entity, but […]

Looking forward with Château la Nerthe

While it might be one of the oldest estates in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Château la Nerthe doesn’t lean on its history. This 16th-century estate has its eyes firmly on the future, as Sophie McLean explains

Rhône 2017: vintage report

As our range of Rhône 2017 En Primeur goes live, our Buyer Fiona Hayes reports on how the region fared in 2017 and what the wines taste like