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Le Vieux Donjon Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2005

Rhone Red Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France
  • WS95
  • ST94
  • RP93
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Winemaker Notes

Number 3 on Wine Spectator's Top 100 of 2007!

"The 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape has a more saturated dark ruby/purple color and an elegant nose of licorice, roasted meat, sweet blackberries and cherries, as well as cedar and spice. The wine is medium to full-bodied, has good acidity, and seems to convey a sense of both elegance and power with beautiful balance and purity. This wine will need 2-4 years of bottle age and should drink... View More

Critical Acclaim

WS 95
Wine Spectator

ST 94
International Wine Cellar

RP 93
The Wine Advocate

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Le Vieux Donjon

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Le Vieux Donjon, , France - Rhone
Le Vieux Donjon
Le Vieux Donjon, as it exists today, was created in 1979 with the marriage of Lucien and Marie José Michel. Both Lucien and Marie José's parents owned vineyards in the region, and those holding were combined to form Le Vieux Donjon. The domaine covers fourteen hectares of vineyards (all farmed organically), thirteen planted to red grapes and one planted to white. The Michel's holdings are primarily in the North and Northwest of the AOC, but... View More