The 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape’s dense ruby/purple color is followed by a bouquet of charcoal, framboise, black raspberries, and a hint of spring flowers. It is a rich, full-bodied, concentrated effort with silky tannins and good acidity.
(From 2012 Vintage) The 2012 Chateauneuf-du-Pape displays deep crimson color with aromas of ripe dark berries which turn to spices. On the palate, smooth and persistent with aromatic fullness.
Pair with red meat, rich dishes cooked in sauce, and meat terrines.
Wine Advocate(From 2004 Vintage) Rating: (83-85) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 163 on Feb-06
Wine Spectator(From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/07
Wine & Spirits(From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 02/08
Wine Spectator(From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/06
Wine Advocate(From 1999 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate.