Château De Beaucastel Châteauneuf Du Pape 1998

Rhone South Rhone-South
Rhone, France

$129.00 (4838)

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Would be my wine of choice walking a boulder strewn vineyard on a misty morning in the Southern Rhône. Expressions...

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JULIO YUSTIN
JULIO YUSTIN

YEAR 2000 WAS VOTED WINE OF THE YEAR WINE INTERNATIONAL 97PTS

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Michael Reisz
Michael Reisz

This 20 year old Chateauneuf is showing its age very well. More towards the Burgundian style with tremendous tertiary notes of potting soil and forest floor but still complimented with classic garrigue and bret. The fruit is still quite prominent after several hours of decanting; mostly tart red cherry with a slight hint of cassis. I wouldn't wait much longer to open this fabulous wine. Tasted March 2018.

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