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Date Printed: 10/21/2014
Dom. la Roquette Chateauneuf-du-Pape 1999
Dom. la Roquette Chateauneuf-du-Pape 1999
(search item no. 86073)
The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points
PRICE ON 10/21/2014: $29.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
1998 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

"The dark ruby-colored 1999 Chateauneuf du Pape, a standard blend of 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah, and 10% Mourvedre, is an elegant, light, Burgundian-like effort with soft, cherry fruit, and a consumer-friendly style. Owned by the Brunier family (also proprietors of the famed Vieux-Telegraphe), Chateau La Roquette produces modern-styled, richly fruity Chateauneuf du Papes meant to be consumed during their first decade of life."
-Wine Advocate
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