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CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE 2016 AC
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer DOMAINE CHANTE-PERDRIX
Very deep intense purple colour. Complex, slightly spicy, bright, ripe, plum-cherry purée nose with some very fairly bitter, hints of red apple. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, well structured, slightly spicy, complex, intense, ripe, plum-cherry flavours with a lingering, fairly high acid, faintly earthy, mineral-tinged finish. This ACTUAL blend of 75% Grenache,15% Syrah, 7% Mourvèdre and 3% Muscardin (the 93-point tasting note in the Vintages Catalogue is wrong) has 15.5% alcohol and 5 g/L residual sugar with lot number L100319 on the lower part of the glass bottle. CSPC 121723
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Rog Com
Country France
Region Rhône
Rating ***(93 points)
Complex, Spicy, Bright, Ripe
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
TASTING NOTE: From a great vintage for Chante Perdrix, the 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape is a beauty. Ripe cherries and raspberries mingle easily on the nose, picking up hints of smoke and citrus for complexity. The blend is 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 15% Mourvèdre and 5% Muscardin, raised in a combination of foudres, demi-muids and old barrels. Full-bodied, rich and creamy in texture, with a long, silky finish, it should drink well for over a decade. Drink Date: 2018-2030. Score - 93 (Joe Czerwinski, robertparker.com, Aug. 31, 2018) Price $ 45.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - July 6, 2019
Cases bought 99 (12 bottles per case)

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