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Bosquet des Papes Chateauneuf-du-Pape Tradition 1995

Bosquet des Papes Chateauneuf-du-Pape Tradition 1995

Rhone Red Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France

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Item No. 11216
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1998
  • WS94
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Learn About Bosquet des Papes

This estate is owned by the meticulous Maurice Boiron and is consistently among the finest wines of the appellation. The vineyards are planted to 75% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 8% Mourvedre, 5% Cinsault and 2% Vaccarese. There are 40 different parcels dispersed throughout the appellation. Average age of the vines is 35-40 years with some of the Grenache nearly 100 years old.

Learn About Chateauneuf-du-Pape

(shah-too-NUHF due Pahp) Southern Rhone's landmark region, Chateauneuf du Pape, was the first region to gain AC status in France. That was the 1920s - it's history goes much further back than that. As the name suggests, the wine region was named after the new papal home, referring to the period of time in the 1300's when the pope resided in Avignon instead of Rome. Notable Facts...

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Learn About Rhone Red Blends

The Rhone region of France has a delightful selection of red varieties. There are 22 grapes allowed in the Rhone AOC, about half of them red. Most of these varieties are used as secondary blending partners, often comprising less than 10% of the blend. The primary red players of Rhone blends are Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Most wines from the Southern Rhone use Grenache as their...

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Critical Acclaim "Possibly the wine of the vintage and the best bottle of this I’ve had to date, the 2003 ...
The "Cuvee Classique" blend normally is based on 70 85% Grenache with Mourvedre playing a supporting role. Syrah and Cinsault ...
Winemaker's Notes In the glass, this wine is a very dark red. Aromas of red fruits, leather, truffles and musk ...
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