Chateauneuf du Pape 2005 Cuvee Reservee, Do...
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DescriptionChateauneuf du Pape 2005
Cuvee Reservee, Domaine du Pegau
"The 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee (normally a blend of approximately 80% Grenache and the rest Syrah and Mourvedre) exhibits a deep ruby/plum/garnet hue along with lots of grilled meat juices, roasted Provencal herbs, tar, blackberries and black currants. The wine is medium to full-bodied, still firm and tannic. It is those tannins that make the 2005 somewhat reminiscent of a tight, more austere-styled vintage such as 1995. The 2005 needs at least another 4-5 years of cellaring, and should last for 20 years or more." (92 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #191, Oct. 2010)
Estimate: $120 - $150.
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