Bosquet des Papes Chateauneuf-du-Pape Tradition 2011

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

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Item No. 127686
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • WS92
  • RP92
  • ST92
Style: Earthy & Spicy

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1998
  • WS94
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Winemaker's Notes

The Tradition has nice red-purple color with shiny highlights. On the nose, the Chateauneuf-du-Pape spreads aromas of little red berries. it has a sweeping silky smooth mouth.

It will ideally be served with cooked or in sauce meats, especially game such as jugged hare or jugged boar.

Critical Acclaim

"Very dark and saturated in feel, with a sappy intensity to the plum, roasted fig, blackberry pâte de fruit and pastis notes. Lots of licorice and toasted apple wood accents rivet the finish, showing solid grip for the vintage."
92 Points

"Starting off the reds, and a superb effort in the vintage, the 2011 Chateauneuf du Pape is a textbook Southern Rhone that dishes out loads of spice, saddle leather, garrigue and herbs to go with a core of sweet red fruit. Medium-bodied, focused and fresh, with savory tannin on the finish, it’s a traditional Chateauneuf to drink over the coming 5-8 years."
92 Points

"Ruby-red. Fresh red berries and flowers on the highly fragrant nose. Seamless and sweet, offering energetic raspberry and cherry flavors and sneaky spiciness. Silky tannins give shape to a sappy, penetrating finish. Showing the best side of the vintage and already highly appealing.

Range: 90-92 Points"
92 Points

Learn About Bosquet des Papes

Winemaker"s since 1860, the Boiron family knows a thing or two about their craft. It began Emmanuel Boiron who married into a well-know winemaking family and continued with his son, Joseph-Victor, in 1890. Joseph-Victor had his work cut-out for him thanks to phylloxera that wiped out his father"s vines. Years later, in 1936, Joseph-Victor deposed the name ‘Clos Chantelmerle"; the...

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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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