2015 Bosquet Des Papes Chateauneuf Du Pape TraditionBlend from France
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- 92 Wine Spectator
- 91 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
92 Wine Spectator
"Juicy & layered, with raspberry, plum & blackberry pate de fruit flavors, all carried by polished & persistent grip through a licorice & spice-laden finish. Focused & fresh. Best from 2019 through 2030. 9,500 cases made".
91 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Another in a long line of textbook wines from this estate, the 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Tradition displays subtle peppery, cinnamon & cherry notes on the nose. It's velvety in texture, turning to silk on the long, spicy finish. This full-bodied wine is 75% Grenache from ten different lieux-dits, primarily on galets roules. A nice red purple color with shiny highlights. On the nose, this Chateauneuf-du-Pape spreads aromas of little red berries. It has a sweeping silky smooth mouth. It will ideally be served with game, such as jugged hare or jugged boar.
|Sub-Region||Chateauneuf du Pape|
92 - Wine Spectator
91 - Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
|Varietal(s)||Grenache / Garnacha, Mourvedre / Mataro / Monastrell / Garrut, Syrah / Shiraz, Cinsault, Counoise|
|Taste||black currant, blackberry, dust, leather, blackberry , violet , oak , smoke , toast , vanilla, currant, blueberry, strawberry, musk, violet, oak, smoke, toast, plum, almond, dark berry and spice|
|Nose||vanilla, toast, smoke, tobacco, dark fruit, red fruit, thyme , clove , cinnamon , black pepper , mint, spice box, cedar, game, tar, dust, thyme, clove, cinnamon, black pepper, plum, violet, almond, dark berry and spice|