2006 Domaine de la Vieille Julienne "Reservé" Châteauneuf-du-Pape

SKU #1161993 99 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The same can be said about the 2006 Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve and it offers incredible cassis, toasted bread, bouquet garni and earth aromas and flavors to go with full-bodied richness, incredible concentration and a seamless, thrillingly pure texture that’s hard to believe. It’s easily the greatest wine I’ve tasted from this vintage. (JD)  (8/2014)

96 points Wine Spectator

 This shows impressive depth and power for the vintage, delivering layer upon layer of mulled spice, crushed currant and plum fruit, with anise, tobacco, graphite and violet notes, all of which stretch out through the long, racy, sweet earth-filled finish. This domaine is quietly producing some awesome wines. (JM) (Web Only--2009)

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- Legendary wine-producing region in southeast France. Stereotypically speaking, Rhone wines are high in alcohol, and the majority produced is red. The northern Rhone is best known for outstanding 100% Syrah wines from areas such as Cote Rotie and Hermitage, as well as for fabulous white wines from Condrieu (where Viognier is king). In the southern Rhone, look for spicy, full-bodied wines that are blends of Grenache, Syrah, and other varietals coming from appellations such as Chateauneuf du Pape, Gigondas, or Rasteau. Wines labeled as Cote du Rhone or Cotes du Rhone Village (a cut above generic Cotes du Rhone) are frequently found here in the US because they often represent some of the best values on the market. View our bestselling Rhone Valley wines.
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Chateauneuf du Pape