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    Chateauneuf du Pape 2007
    Le Vieux Donjon
    Bottle (12)
    "Still backward and unevolved, the 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape was aged completely in foudre. Its deep ruby/purple color is followed by a reticent, but burgeoning bouquet of black cherries, plums, black currants, garrigue, lavender, and licorice. One can sense the weight, power, and richness in the mouth, but the tannins are there, and the wine also has very good acids. Consequently, patience will be required, and this is one 2007 where 2-3 years of bottle age is warranted. The wine is capable of lasting 15-20+ years." (95+pts Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #185, Oct 2009)

    "Up there with the 2010 in terms of quality, the 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape dishes out loads of plum, lavender, ground pepper and licorice in its full-bodied, ripe and layered profile. Possessing a rock-star texture, no hard edges and beautiful concentration, it’s drinking nicely now, and should continue to evolve gracefully for another decade." (96 pts. Jeb Dunnuck, Wine Advocate #214, Aug. 2014)


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    December, 2013
    13th Friday
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