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2019 Domaine De La Janasse Chateauneuf Du Pape X X LBlend from France

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  • 100 Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com
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About

Rating:

100

Lastly, the 2019 Châteauneuf Du Pape XXL is pure magic and one of the most singular wines out there. Based on 65% Grenache and the rest Syrah and other varieties, it was only 30% destemmed and brought up all in demi-muids. Where previous vintages of this beauty were almost over the top, the 2019 shows a more elegant, pure, balanced profile as well as incredible aromatics of ripe red and black fruits, herbes de Provence, ground pepper, violets, and other notes of Southern Rhône-like goodness. Incredibly powerful and opulent, it somehow manages to stay perfectly balanced, has a wonderful sense of freshness, silky yet substantial tannins, and an awesome finish. Unfortunately, there are just over 300 cases produced, so it won't be easy to find, but this ranks with the all-time greats. It deserves 4-5 years of bottle age and should evolve for 30 years if well-stored.

Product Detail

Item # 136295
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-Region Chateauneuf du Pape
Ratings

100 - Jeb Dunnuck - jebdunnuck.com

Vintage 2019
Color Red
ABV N/A
Varietal(s) Grenache / Garnacha, Syrah
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste black currant, blackberry, dust, leather, currant, blueberry and strawberry
Nose vanilla, toast, smoke, tobacco, dark fruit, red fruit, spice box and cedar