Château Rayas

Réservé Pignan Châteauneuf-du-Pape Grenache

9.451 ratings
9.425 pro ratings
Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Southern Rhône, Rhône, France
Grenache
Chocolate & Caramel, Herbs, Soft Cheese, Salami & Prosciutto, Turkey, Pasta, Mushrooms, Veal, Tomato-Based, Chicken, Exotic Spices, Potato, White Rice, Duck, Nuts & Seeds, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Asian Cuisine, Salads & Greens, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, Quinoa
Top Notes For
Mark Bright

Partner/Wine Director Saison Restaurant

10

One of the best Grenache I have had in a long time, super clean fruit and finish, just couldn't stop smelling it

One of the best Grenache I have had in a long time, super clean fruit and finish, just couldn't stop smelling it

4 people found it helpfulOct 15th, 2014
Alex Fishman

2008 - one of the best wines I've ever had

2008 - one of the best wines I've ever had

1 person found it helpfulOct 9th, 2014
Dan Thomas

Textbook pignan. White pepper kirsch strawberry funk.

Textbook pignan. White pepper kirsch strawberry funk.

Aug 5th, 2016
Yoon Ha

Master Sommelier/Wine Director Benu

9.4

Prodigiously perfumed, quietly authoritative.

Prodigiously perfumed, quietly authoritative.

May 14th, 2015
Max Coane

Restrained tonight. Tons of juicy fruit but acid seemed aggressive and out of balance

Restrained tonight. Tons of juicy fruit but acid seemed aggressive and out of balance

May 3rd, 2015
Scott McWilliam

2008. Very light stalky berries. Ethereal. Good length. Still trying to love it.

2008. Very light stalky berries. Ethereal. Good length. Still trying to love it.

Mar 25th, 2015
Eric Johnson

Very good on day one.

Very good on day one.

Mar 17th, 2015
Nathaniel DiMaggio

Love Rayas

Love Rayas

Nov 26th, 2014
Tobin Trevarthen

Tasting @ Vinfolio. This rocks. 100% Grenache.

Tasting @ Vinfolio. This rocks. 100% Grenache.

Jul 18th, 2014
Marilyn Snee

Thanks Jim Knight!

Thanks Jim Knight!

May 22nd, 2014