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Domaine de La Janasse Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cuvee Chaupin

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(2010 Vintage) It boasts a dense black/purple color as well as unbelievable notes of raspberries, black cherries, licorice, truffles, camphor, forest floor and garrigue. This wine is stunningly concentrated, incredibly noble, precise and expansive on the palate with mouth-saturating intensity, glycerin and extract. It is an amazing example of impeccably grown old vine Grenache translated into a natural yet full-throttle red.

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  • Robert Parker
    "There are 1,200 cases of the 2003 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Chaupin. Essentially 100% Grenache from old vines and low yields, aged 70% in neutral wood foudres and 30% in old barrels, it tips the scales at 15.7% alcohol. This spectacular effort may be the finest Chaupin produced since the fabulous 1998 (which, by the way, offers terrific drinking). The dense ruby/purple-colored 2003 Chaupin offers attractive aromas of ripe raspberries intermixed with notions of orange marmalade, black currants, l...