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    Chateauneuf du Pape 2005
    Chateau de Beaucastel
    no vintage tag, cut capsule to reveal fully branded cork
    Magnum (1)


    "The 2005 Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape is a wine that probably needs 7-10 years of bottle age. Possibly the most backward and closed Beaucastel made since the 1995, the wine has very high tannins, seems totally closed aromatically, but in the mouth is a weighty wine exhibiting a dense ruby/purple color and tight aromatics consisting of new saddle leather, porcini, meat juices, licorice, tar, and black fruits. The wine is full-bodied, powerful, very tannic, and structured in a dramatically masculine, ageworthy style. This is one for the younger generation or those with considerable patience. I can’t see it being close to drinkable before 2014 and lasting up to 30 or more years." (94+ pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #173, Oct. 2007)


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2015
    12th Thursday
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