2015 Beaucastel Chateauneuf Du Pape Rouge MagnumBlend from France
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- 97 Wine Spectator
- 96 Joe Czerwinski - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
97 Wine Spectator
"A stunner from the get-go, with waves of thoroughly seductive boysenberry, plum, blueberry and raspberry reduction forming the core, while roasted apple wood, rooibos tea, bergamot, and anise notes flash throughout. Has plenty of bass, with a Turkish coffee accent and a hint of alder driving underneath. Everything moves in lockstep through the seriously long finish. Best from 2020 through 2045. 12,500 cases made."
96 Joe Czerwinski - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Bottled in late July, the 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape is an amazing effort, especially when one considers the production volume. Loaded with black cherry fruit and cola-like spice, this full-bodied, richly textured wine never seems heavy or warm, while exotic Indian spice notes linger on the finish. It should drink well for at least 20 years.
|Sub-Region||Chateauneuf du Pape|
97 - Wine Spectator
96 - Joe Czerwinski - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
|Varietal(s)||Cinsault, Grenache / Garnacha, Counoise, Mourvedre / Mataro / Monastrell / Garrut, Syrah / Shiraz|
|Taste||strawberry, vanilla, musk, black currant, blackberry, dust, leather, violet, oak, smoke, toast, blackberry , violet , oak , smoke , toast , currant and blueberry|
|Nose||game, smoke, toast, tar, dust, dark fruit, vanilla, tobacco, red fruit, thyme, clove, cinnamon, black pepper, mint, thyme , clove , cinnamon , black pepper , spice box and cedar|