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Clos de Pape, Chateauneuf du Pape, France

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5 £26.00 £35.00 2574 days ago
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closed 03/03/2011, 04:47 PM

Lot size: 1 bottle of 750 ml each Wine type: Red, 2002 vintage
Tax status: Duty PaidQuestion Mark Origin: Chateauneuf du Pape, Rhône, France
Fill level: Into Neck (IN)Question Mark Grape varieties: Mourvedre, Grenache, Syrah

A candidate for the wine of the vintage in 2002 is Clos des Papes’ 2002 Chateauneuf du Pape. A severe selection resulted in a medium-bodied, Burgundian-styled red possessing sweet and sour cherry, pomegranate, spice box, and balsam wood characteristics. Natural alcohol of 13.8% gives the wine body. Light tannin is noticeable in the spicy finish. This 2002 should drink well for 7-8 years.

Robert Parker

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This bottle has been in storage until recently and is now currently in wine fridge. This is an excellent wine from a great estate in an off-vintage. It still retains that slight gamey chargacter one find in Chateauneuf from estates of this quality.

A must for any Rhone fan.

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Payment methods: cheque and bank transfer
Returns policy: none
The wine can be collected: From postcode GU35, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Shipping Method: Courier
Shipping paid by: buyer
Cost of delivery: Within UK £10- £15. Overseas TBC
Delivers to UK and Singapore
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Insurance options: no

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