2010 Beaucastel Châteauneuf-Du-Pape  (750ml)

2010 Beaucastel Châteauneuf-Du-Pape (750ml)

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#8 - WINE SPECTATOR TOP 100 - 2013

Additional Information

Vintage 2010
Winery Beaucastel
Varietal Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Designation No
Bottle Size 750
Classification A.O.C.
Bottle Condition No
Style Red
Region Rhône Valley
Subregion Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Availability: 35 items In stock

Price: $125.00

Special Price: $99.95

SKU: #2010beaucas

Price: $125.00

Special Price: $99.95

Reviews

    • WS
    • 96

    Wine Spectator

    Dark, dense and very closed now, this has a tremendous core of crushed plum, linzer torte and blackberry confiture waiting in reserve. Ample singed cedar and mesquite, warm paving stone and black tea notes lurk in the background and glide through the finish. Features serious grip, but wonderful integration. Should cruise in the cellar. Best from 2016 through 2035.
    • WA
    • 95

    Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate

    Interestingly enough, even though many of the 2010 Perrin et Fils selections from the southern Rhone were scheduled to be bottled right after my visit, the 2010 Beaucastel had already been put in bottle. This is a gorgeous wine, a classic blend of 30% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre, 10% Syrah, 10% Counoise and the balance the other permitted varietals in the appellation. Deep purple, with loads of bouquet garni, beef blood, blackberry, kirsch, smoke and truffle, this wine is full-bodied, rich and showing even better than it did last year. I still think it needs 3-5 years of cellaring, and it should last for 25-30 years, as most of the top vintages of Beaucastel do.

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