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82 Ratings
Domaine du Pégaü Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc Cuvée Réservée

Wine Details

Region

France

Wine Description

Principalement argiles et mélange argilo-calcaire à tendance ferrique. Vendanges manuelles, et tris rigoureux du seau, au tracteur et à la benne. Pressurage, levurage, contrôle de la température durant la semaine de fermentation, débourbage, stockage de 4 mois en cuve inox. Pas de fermentation malo-lactique. Mise en bouteille à la propriété sous filtration stérile

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    2011. My 4th bottle. Smoky, violet, and baked bacon to the nose. What a huge wine, overflowing with intense big black prune and plum flavors to the point of seeming a bit sweet. Yet it’s all framed by strong yet softly dusty tannins. My very first emotion!

    almost 6 years
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    11' excellent to the nose, palate and finishing! Excellent CDP!

    over 4 years
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    Very good, complex, minerality. From David Chapin

    over 5 years
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    Tastes like a por a john. Awful

    almost 6 years
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    Manque de corps et de longueur

    over 3 years
Expert Reviews
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  • International Wine Cellar
    (2000 Vintage) Full ruby-red. Liqueur-like aromas of black raspberry, black cherry and licorice. Lush, fat and full in the mouth, with superb concentration and richness. A seamless wine with great Chateauneuf du Pape character. Complicating notes of tar and chocolate. Finishes with dusty, broad tannins and great persistence. This can be enjoyed now with the right dishes but should age gracefully.
  • Wine Advocate
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: (93-96) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 138 on Dec-01
  • Wine Spectator
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/03
  • Wine Spectator
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/2013
  • Robert Parker
    (2010 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/10/2012