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Château de Beaucastel Hommage à Jacques Perrin Grand Cuvée

Wine Description

(2012 Vintage) The Château de Beaucastel Hommage à Jacques Perrin from those years was made mostly from very old Mourvedre vines yielding tiny quantities of intensely ripe, concentrated fruit. Those fortunate enough to have tasted this never forget it. Truly a "grand vin". Deep black-ruby colour. Profound aromas of black cherry, cassis, spice, leather and game, with an almost medicinal aspect. Very sweet entry, then firm and closed, almost too hard on the palate today.

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  • Robert Parker
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/01/2007
  • International Wine Cellar
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 96-98 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 130, January/February 2007 Saturated ruby. Remarkably deep nose combines cherry, raspberry, licorice, smoked meat and mineral notes, all lifted by an intense floral quality. A stunning example of freshness and precision married to power, with deep cassis, bitter cherry and candied licorice flavors enlivened by zesty minerality and framed by firm but harmonious tannins. "This is not about extraction," notes Perr...
  • Wine Advocate
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: (96-100) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 163 on Feb-06
  • Robert Parker
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 96-98 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 169
  • Wine Spectator
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator