(2009 Vintage) The 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape (mostly Grenache blended with a small quantity of Mourvedre and aged in old oak barrels) displays powerful levels of fruit and glycerin along with a full-bodied, earthy, slightly structured style for a 2009.
International Wine CellarBright ruby. Impressively complex aromas of red berry preserves, apricot, garrigue and white pepper. Supple red fruit flavors are complemented by dusty herbs and floral pastille. Picks up a subtle tannic bite on the finish, which echoes the red fruit and spice flavors. This is delicious now.