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    Chateauneuf du Pape 2010
    Cuvee du Papet, Clos du Mont Olivet
    Bottle (9)


    "Possibly the finest example of the Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee du Papet since Mont Olivet’s unreal 1990, the 2010 is a blend of 75% Grenache, 15% Mourvedre and 10% Syrah, all aged in foudre. The grapes come from the estate’s oldest vines (50- to 105-years-old), which were planted in the famous sites of Mont Olivet and Bois Dauphin. A extraordinarily deep plum/purple color is followed by notes of balsam wood, raspberries, black currants, lavender, garrigue, kirsch, licorice and underbrush. This quintessential Chateauneuf du Pape smells like an open-air Provencal market. It is a full-bodied, full-throttle, multilayered wine with exceptional concentration, power and precision. While it can be approached now, it will not hit its prime for another 3-4 years, and should last for two decades given how well the 1990 continues to perform." (99 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #203, Oct. 2012)


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    22nd-23rd Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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