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    Chateauneuf du Pape 1978
    Reserve des Celestins, H. Bonneau
    2bsl, 2ssos, outstanding color and fill
    Bottle (2)

    "When drunk with Henri Bonneau at his home, this wine was so remarkably young as to defy belief. A clone of the 1989-1990 blend, this structured, tannic, profoundly concentrated wine represents the essence of Chateauneuf du Pape. The huge nose of smoked herbs, olives, beef blood, and black fruits is intense. The enormous concentration, freshness, and superb balance are hallmarks of this classically profound vintage for Chateauneuf du Pape. The wine reveals amazing extract and intensity, as well as a striking youthfulness. Still young, yet complete and complex, the 1978 should prove to be uncommonly long-lived, even by Henri Bonneau's standards." (99 pts. Robert Parker, Rhone Book, Jan. 1997)

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    November, 2016
    19th Saturday
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