2016 Janasse Chaupin Chateauneuf Du PapeGrenache / Garnacha from France
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Deep, inky color as well as sensational notes of black currants, smoked meats, earth and crushed rocks. Deep, rich, unctuous and decadent, with huge extract and richness, yet n...
- 97-100 Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com
97-100 Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com
"Made with close to 50% stems (the highest in a while) and brought up in foudre and demi-muids (20% new), the 2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Chaupin sports deep ruby/purple color as well as sensational notes of kirsch liqueur, black raspberries, crushed flowers, crushed rocks, and incense. Just a huge, rich, unctuous wine, it offers everything you could want from Grenache and is certainly going to challenge the 2007 and 2010 as the greatest expression of this terroir to date."
Deep, inky color as well as sensational notes of black currants, smoked meats, earth and crushed rocks. Deep, rich, unctuous and decadent, with huge extract and richness, yet never over the top or overripe.
|Sub-Region||Chateauneuf du Pape|
97-100 - Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com
|Varietal(s)||Grenache / Garnacha|
|Taste||black currant, blackberry, dust and leather|
|Nose||vanilla, toast, smoke, tobacco, dark fruit and red fruit|