2007 Château de Beaucastel, Châteauneuf du Pape

Domaines Perrin, Rhone, France

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Bottle 75cl

Case of 6 x 75cl £448.08

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The 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape had not been assembled at the time of myvisit, so I had the privilege of tasting all the different component parts.My ratings were (91-93) for the Cinsault, (92-94) for the Counoise, (93-95)for the Grenache, (90-93) for the Syrah, and (94-96) for the Mourvedre.The Mourvedre and Grenache represent 65% of the final blend, so I tend tothink this wine will fall within the (93-95+) range. Even though Beaucastelrarely uses as much Grenache as the other famous Chateauneuf du Papeproducers, their 2007 is very much in keeping with the vintage. It exhibitsbeautiful freshness, superb maturity, great fragrance, full-bodied power,and more seamlessness than the 2006. This may be their greatest vintage ofBeaucastel since 2001 and 1998. It should age effortlessly for a minimum oftwo decades. Drink 2013-2028 - 93-95+ points
Robert Parker

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