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    Vieille Julienne Chateauneuf-du-Pape Les Trois Sources 2010
    Rhone Red Blends - Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France

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    • V94
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    Wine.com Quick Facts

    Professional Ratings: 96 The Wine Advocate, 94 Wine Spectator, 94 Vinous / Antonio Galloni

    Region: Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France

    Varietal: Rhone Red Blends

    Other Info: Collectible Wines

    Style: Big & Bold

    Item no. 122223

    Critical Acclaim:

    he 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Les Trois Sources comes from the estate’s vineyards planted in sandy soils. About 10,000 bottles have been produced. One of the great wines of the vintage, this unbelievable Chateauneuf is still extremely young and primary. Its opaque purple color is followed by scents of ink, acacia flowers, blueberries, black raspberries and blackberries. While full-bodied, extremely concentrated and massive, the wine is totally harmonious with beautifully integrated acidity, tannin and alcohol (which is no doubt in excess of 16%). Give this 2010 five more years of cellaring and drink it over the following 20-25 years.

    96 Points
    The Wine Advocate

    A densely packed version, with notes of crushed plum, fig paste and blackberry preserves at the core, set against a backdrop of charcoal, ganache and singed anise. Still tightly wound, with a very grippy finish. The acidity is lively and well-embedded, so this should open nicely in the cellar. Best from 2017 through 2030.

    94 Points
    Wine Spectator

    Bright purple. Explosive aromas of dark berry liqueur, potpourri, candied licorice and sandalwood. Lush and expansive, offering sweet blackberry and blueberry flavors and an exotic floral pastille nuance. Closes sappy, sweet and impressively long, with intense lavender and dark berry flavors and harmonious, framing tannins.

    94 Points
    Vinous / Antonio Galloni
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    danny1270 (4/23/2015)
    Decant and allow this to breathe for a bit (2-3 hours).

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