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2006 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Château Saint-Jean (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Château Raspail   details
Appellation: Châteauneuf-du-Pape - Vallée du Rhône - France (AOC)
Type: red
Varietal: Grenache - Syrah - Mourvèdre
Maturity: Hold/Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$24.00
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Tasting Notes:
rated: July 11, 2009 , Wine Spectator
90 points "This has a solid core of black fig and plum fruit coated with a layer of mocha. The juicy finish stretches out nicely, with black fruit and sweet smoke notes lingering. Drink now through 2018. 900 cases made." Best 2009-2018
rated: July 11, 2009 , Robert Parker
90 points "The 2006 Chateauneuf du Pape offers up a big, sweet nose of roasted meats, Provencal herbs, kirsch, and black currants, followed by a full-bodied, ripe, dense, supple-textured wine displaying considerable complexity. Already drinking well, it can be enjoyed now and over the next decade. This new producer should not be confused with Clos Saint-Jean. I do not know much about this estate, but these two Chateauneuf du Papes appear to be sleepers of the vintage." Best 2009-2019
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