3 Ratings
Duboeuf Julienas Chateau des Capitans

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(2005 Vintage) Number 30 on the Wine.com 100 of 2007!This wine displays a sumptuous deep red color. Its intense, complex nose offers an array of fruits, from peach to raspberry and black currant, with a subtle touch of cinnamon. Ample structure and excellent balance will allow this wine to age in bottle quite gracefully. Food and Wine Affinities: Coq au vin, red meats grilled or oven-roasted, game and distinctive cheese. "Aged in 20% oak barrels, the 2005 Julienas Chateau des Capitans (an estate jointly owned...

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  • International Wine Cellar
    (2006 Vintage) Vivid purple-red. Spicy black raspberry and cherry aromas are complicated by tarragon and a hint of smoked meat. Light in body, precise and brisk, with red fruit flavors gently lifted by a mineral component. Tangy berry skin qualities define the finish, which leaves a note of peppery spice behind. I'd chill this one.
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    (2006 Vintage) For those readers who like easy going affordable red wines, here is one for you. This wine opens with a mild spicy light black cherry bouquet with a touch of oak. On the palate, this wine is medium...
  • Wine Advocate
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: (90-92) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 165 on Jun-06
  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/06
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2006 Vintage)