Château De Beaucastel Châteauneuf Du Pape 2009

Rhone South Rhone-South
Rhone, France

$89.95 (711317)

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March 17, 2012

Critic Reviews (3)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

2009 is a terrific vintage for Beaucastel, aligning ripeness and intensity with freshness and elegance. A superb...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This has lovely, perfectly ripened, sweet nose of raspberry-plum fruit - very even and fine if not really showy at...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Compared to the ’08, there is no question that the 2009 Château de Beaucastel is the superior, more opulent vintage—a...

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Community Reviews (3)

davidwest
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Robert Kischuk
Robert Kischuk

Went toe-to-toe against the Penfolds Bin 138 2009, and came out the winner based on floral/aromatic nuances, perfect structure, and infinite finish. (Although Bin 138 did win the value category, but not by much).

Sometimes you DO get what you pay for...this is one of those times.

A 'special occasion' CdP that won't disappoint.

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Don Murphy
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