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88 Ratings
Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe La Crau Rouge Châteauneuf-Du-Pape

Wine Description

While the trend in wine today is toward special blends and reserve bottlings, which allows a domaine to charge more per bottle while taking the best parcels out of the regular blend, Domaine Vieux Telegraphe has always stuck by their traditional Chateauneuf bottling, insisting that to take anything out would be a compromise in quality. But since the Chateaneuf du Papes from Vieux Telegraphe can be firm and unyielding in youth, the Bruiners have decided to bottle a wine from their younger vines. ...

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    已經呈現有些老態 over the peak on July-2011

    about 9 years
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  • International Wine Cellar
    Good full medium red. Complex nose melds raspberry, redcurrant, humus, smoke, leather, tobacco, minerals, spices and fresh herbs. Sweet and supple but with bright acids and an exotic suggestion of white fruits keeping the mid-palate fresh. There nothing thick about this juicy, intense, very young wine. Finishes with a firm dusting of tannins. This should continue to evolve for at least another decade.
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: (87-88) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 125 on Oct-99
  • Wine Enthusiast
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast