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Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Wine Description

(2000 Vintage) Very rich, deep nose of pineapple, white flowers, game, truffle and honey. Then equally three-dimensional on the palate, with terrific superripe honey, fruit and game flavors of superb depth.

(2000 Vintage) 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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    94 2007-2025 30% mourvedre 30% Grenache one of the only vineyard that grows and uses all 13 varieties

    about 6 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/09/2015
  • Wine Spectator
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/09/2015
  • Robert Parker
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/20/2014
  • Robert Parker
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/20/2014
  • Wine Advocate
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate on 10/07