2016 Clos Des Brusquieres Chateauneuf Du PapeBlend from France
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- 95 Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com
- 94 Wine Spectator
95 Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com
"I always love the wines of this estate, & unquestionably the 2016 Chateauneuf-du-Pape is the finest vintage of this cuvee to date. About as classic as it gets, with tons of cedarwood, white pepper, kirsch, & blackberry fruits, it smells like a classic southern France street market. Full-bodied, powerful, & concentrated, with the purity of fruit that makes this vintage so special, it’s a blockbuster wine that’s already approachable yet will keep for 15+ years". ---Jeb Dunnuck
94 Wine Spectator
"Ripe & youthfully compact, this features waves of raspberry pate de fruit, plum coulis & cassis flavors rolling through, flecked with mouthwatering anise, apple wood & rooibos tea notes. The long finish shows very finely beaded acidity embedded throughout, letting the fruit unfurl wonderfully. Best from 2020 through 2040. 3,500 cases made".
|Sub-Region||Chateauneuf du Pape|
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94 - Wine Spectator
|Varietal(s)||Grenache / Garnacha, Syrah / Shiraz, Mourvedre / Mataro / Monastrell / Garrut, Cinsault|
|Taste||black currant, blackberry, dust, leather, currant, blueberry, strawberry, blackberry , violet , oak , smoke , toast , vanilla and musk|
|Nose||vanilla, toast, smoke, tobacco, dark fruit, red fruit, spice box, cedar, thyme , clove , cinnamon , black pepper , mint, game, tar and dust|