1999 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape
In the glass, this wine is a very dark red. Aromas of red fruits, leather, truffles and musk follow through to spices, pepper, and anise on the palate. From one of the most well known and respected producers in Southern France. The vineyard is planted in all the traditional grapes of Châteauneuf-du-Pape: Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah, Cinsault, Vaccarese, Counoise, Terret Noir, Muscardin, Clairette, Picpoul, Picardin, Bourboulenc, and Roussanne. For their red wines, Mourvèdre has the largest perce...
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International Wine Cellar
Vintage ChartRating for France-Rhône-Châteauneuf-du-Pape: 90 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>