2010 Chateauneuf du Pape

Usseglio; Pierre

93Average Score
Red
12x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£457.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
93
Critic Notes

The 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Tradition was cropped at 23 hectoliters per hectare (overall it was a small crop in 2010), and is a blend of mostly Grenache and 20% Syrah, with 80% aged in old wood foudres and 20% in small barrels. The alcohol level came in at 15.5%. Classic black raspberry, black cherry, garrigue, and lavender notes hit the palate with considerable authority. The Syrah component provides a slightly deeper purple hue to the color than is apparent in some other vintages. The extra level of concentration due to the tiny yields has resulted in a full-bodied, rich wine with super purity. It is already accessible, and should keep for 10-15 years. Oct 2012, www.robertparker.com

Score: 93-/100Robert Parker
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Rhone
Sub-region
Chateauneuf du Pape
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
14.5%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
France
Region
Rhone
Sub-region
Chateauneuf du Pape
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
14.5%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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