White wine production is just a drop in the bucket when it comes to Châteauneuf-du-Pape (just 5 percent of total wine production) but that doesn't mean you shouldn't take them seriously. Made from various blends of the five permitted white grape types—Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Bourboulenc, Picpoul and Clairette—white Châteauneuf-du-Pape runs the gamut from rich and oily with tropical fruit flavors to bright and stony with vibrant minerality.
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