Le Vieux Donjon Châteauneuf Du Pape 2006

Rhone Red Blend Rhone Red Blend
Rhône, France

$48.25 (700922)

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  • 9090
90 pts
10
November 22, 2008

Critic Reviews (9)

Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator

Slightly firm, with junpier, sage and sandalwood hints framing dark plum, currant, coffee and mineral notes. The...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

At nine years of age, the 2006 Le Vieux Donjon (albeit with plenty of fuel left in the tank) is now at its peak....

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Robert Parker
Robert Parker

The 2006 Chateauneuf du Pape reveals the vintage’s peppery, earthy spiciness along with notes of forest floor, root...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Clean but distinctly old world style wine here, with lots of dusty earth and savoury old wood spice and dried herbs;...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is quite tender, juicy Chateauneuf with lifted aromas of blackberry, garrigue, pepper and leather. Almost a...

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Nancy Morgan
Nancy Morgan

A savory red with black cherry, raspberries, bacon, smoke and leather. Full-bodied. Pair with: game, roasts, steak,...

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John Stewart
John Stewart

Clean but distinctly old world style wine here, with lots of dusty earth and savoury old wood spice and dried herbs;...

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Winecurrent
Winecurrent

Distinctive 'garrigue' aromas-an amalgam of spices and herbs that grow wild in the area-along with dark berry fruit...

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Community Reviews (1)

Michael Loken
Michael Loken

This was exactly what a chateauneuf du pape should be: complex and elegant. This wine is extremely well balanced, with soft tannins and flavours of plum, dark fruits along with a hint of caramel on the finish.

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