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2012 Janasse Chateauneuf Du Pape Vieilles Vignes

Retail: $124.99

$99.97

per bottle

Rating
96 Pts Jeb Dunnuck - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Color
Red

Size
750 mL

ABV
15.4%

Closure Type
Cork

Vintage
2012

Varietal(s)
Grenache / Garnacha, Mourvedre / Mataro / Monastrell, Syrah / Shiraz


Organic

BioDynamic

Collectable

Kosher

Sparkling

Dessert


Taste

black currant, blackberry, dust, leather, violet, oak, smoke, toast, vanilla, currant, blueberry and strawberry

Nose

vanilla, toast, smoke, tobacco, dark fruit, red fruit, thyme, clove, cinnamon, black pepper, mint, spice box and cedar

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Jeb Dunnuck - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:

"Up in the top handful of wines in the vintage (which should come as no surprise to anyone who follows this estate), the 2012 Châteauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes is a full-bodied, beautifully concentrated, rich and layered Châteauneuf that doesn’t put a foot wrong. Made from 85% Grenache, 10% Mourvedre and the rest Syrah, it offers blockbuster notes of blackberry, liquid-violets, spice and serious minerality to go with awesome mid-palate depth and layers of sweet tannin. Like the Cuvee Chaupin, it will be better in another handful of years and thrill through 2027."

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