Yes, there are plenty of decent, and far less expansive, Côte-du-Rhône whites but the Coudoulet is in a different league entirely. It has the intensity of flavor, that sense of finely focused purpose, you find in good C-du-P whites. The pale yellow appearance belies the round, mouth-filling palate of melons, peaches, apricots and honey along with a lively floral freshness.
This is, in fact, a Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc in all but name.
Forbes - Nick Passmore - 17/06/2015