Châteauneuf-du-Pape AOC

Châteauneuf-du-Pape AOC 2016

Le Vieux Donjon

94/100 Punkte Robert Parker August 2018
The full-bodied 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape is a solid effort. Blueberry, cherry and garrigue notes mark the nose, while the palate is firm but silky, with a fine balance between ripeness and grip. I've seen some internet criticism of this estate for moving to a riper, more modern style, but I don't understand that#unless good cellar hygiene is now considered a problem in certain circles. This is a relatively traditional, balanced example of Châteauneuf, with spicy, savory elements combined with generous fruit. A blend of 75% Grenache, 10% each Mourvèdre and Syrah and 5% Cinsault that weighs in at 14.8% alcohol, this foudre-aged wine should drink well for a couple of decades.

18-19/20 Punkte La Revue du Vin de France 2018

95/100 Punkte Wine Spectator November 2018
This offers a blitz of bay leaf and juniper notes out front, followed by a racy and tightly coiled core of red and black currant, damson plum and cherry fruit flavors. Lots of brisk iron and garrigue accents rifle through the finish. Clear, precise and streamlined, this should age wonderfully. Best from 2020 through 2040.


Parker 94/100 , Revue Du Vin 18-19/20 , Wine Spectator 95/100


Le Vieux Donjon

Land / Region

Frankreich, Rhône




Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah


Rund 20 Monate in grossen Holzfässern gereift.


Jetzt bis 2031


16-18 Grad



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