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: £602.87
"pale yellow, flintstone robe. The bouquet is broad, and really spreads across. It offers a honeyed fullness, has latent depth and power, with a seasoning like a sea breeze with almond behind, and a tangerine or mandarin zest, almost into a fuller Bergamot air. After two hours open, ripe pear pushes to the front. I get the immediate sense that this wine is shutting down: it bears a full gras, but is not very expressive. Its roundness is safe and sound - it carries a dried fruits flavour that has drifts of vanilla in it, with nutty late stages that culminate in a grounded, firm close, a pocket of chew and grip. Hibernation beckons. It is somewhat like a sturdy white Burgundy. Its robust nature is accentuated by air, and it goes well with an egg, quails`egg dish. 14°. 2032-34." John Livingstone-Learmonth
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