1998 Jean-Luc Colombo Châteauneuf-du-Pape Les Bartavelles
Production Area: This wine has its origins in one of the best terroirs of rolled river pebbles in Châteauneuf du Pape in the Southern Rhône Valley. Grape Varieties: 45% Grenache, 30%Syrah, and 25% Mourvèdre. Vinification: The wine is matured traditionally in one- and two-year-old oak barrels. Description: Bouquet - Aromas of thyme, rosemary and other herbs typical of the Southern Rhone. Taste - A powerful wine, full-bodied, with notes of ripe fruit and liquorice. Serving Suggestions: “Les...
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 85 pts. and median of 85 pts. in 1 note)
Wine AdvocateRating: (88-90) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 125 on Oct-99
Wine SpectatorRating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/30/00
Vintage ChartRating for France-Rhône-Châteauneuf-du-Pape: 98 (excellent)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>