Le Vieux Donjon Châteauneuf du Pape 2015 - Liquors Inc.
Le Vieux Donjon Châteauneuf du Pape 2015
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Le Vieux Donjon Châteauneuf du Pape 2015

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750ml
$64.50

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The vinification process is in the best sense of the word traditional. Only one cuvée of red and of white Chateauneuf du Pape is made. The grapes for the reds have for a great part since 1991 been destemmed. Aged for 6 months in cement tank and then for about 12 months in foudres.
Wine Spectator
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Rich and dark, with delicious, velvety layers of warm fig, black currant and blackberry confiture flecked with hints of ganache, roasted apple wood and tar. The finish has cut to match the heft. A real brick house. Best from 2020 through 2040 RP93

Aleksandar Zecevic
Whisky Advocate
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These days, Vieux Donjon is one of the few estates in the region making only a single cuvée (Close des Papes is another). The 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape is a floral, violet-scented wine that's supple and ripe. Only medium to full-bodied, it showcases complex garrigue and licorice notes rather than oodles of red fruit and comes to a long, silky finish.