Château de Beaucastel has long been regarded as one of the most celebrated estates in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The vineyard is situated at the northern limit of CNDP where it benefits from its exposure to the mistral winds. All 13 permitted varieties are planted in the vineyard and used in the wine.
Case of 6 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £289.67
"dark, thorough robe, black tints. Blackberry, black raisin, ripe blueberry mix on the nose; it has sound stuffing, will take a little time to open and diversify. The palate has a gourmand nature, holds really charming, plump fruit and content, the tannins rounded and well in step. A spherical Beaucastel this year, on the more instant pleasure trail than the major vintages. It’s savoury, delicious, pleasing. From mid-2017, but it is showing well now. It’s a bit like 2006. 14°. “I like the cool style of 2016, with low degrees,” François Perrin. 2029-31 Sept 2016." John Livingstone-Learmonth
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