2001 Chateau de Beaucastel Hommage Jacques Perrin Chateauneuf-du-Pape3 Ratings
2001 Chateau de Beaucastel Hommage Jacques Perrin Chateauneuf-du-Pape
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International Wine CellarSaturated bright deep ruby. Incredible kaleidoscope of a nose: blackberry, currant, violet, espresso, bitter chocolate, truffle, eucalyptus, gibier, licorice, pepper and wild spices. Similarly multifaceted in the mouth; hugely concentrated and lush but lively and light on its feet. This boasts an extraordinary core of dark fruit. Finishes extremely long, juicy and young. This is even stronger than it appeared to be a year ago. In comparison to this wine, the 1999 version, which I retasted alongsi...
Robert Parker"The 1998 is an extraordinary effort, and from a purely hedonistic standpoint, probably my favorite Jacques Perrin (no doubt because of the high percentage of Grenache). It is an intense, full-bodied wine filled with notes of kirsch liqueur as well as an incredibly silky, expansive mouthfeel. It is one of the few vintages that was ready to drink within 3-4 years of the vintage, yet it is capable of lasting for three decades. It may not represent exactly what brothers Francois and Jean-Pierre Perr...
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 98.3 pts. and median of 99 pts. in 11 notes)
Wine AdvocateRating: (96-100) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 131 on Oct-00
Wine SpectatorRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/02