Browse Wines

2000 Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Vieux Télégraphe

2000 Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Vieux Télégraphe

Ref: TELE000
Red  |  Still  |  14% ABV

In 1891 Henri Brunier gave to his son Hyppolyte land in the area of La Crau in the commune of Châteauneuf-du-Pape: vineyard land considered almost unworkable due to the high concentration of stones in - and on - the soil. Hyppolyte planted vines here, where vineyards had first been recorded in the 14th century and on a spot where one of the then-new optical telegraph towers had been constructed in the early 19th century. The Bruniers now work 247 acres in Châteauneuf, as well as vineyards outside the commune and also in the Lebanon. 

Case of 12 Bottles
price shown is under bond
duty paid price: £495.65
Out of stock
  • Wine Details
  • Tasting Notes
  • Sweetness Explained
  • Location Explained
  • Pricing Information
Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Vieux Télégraphe
AppellationAppellation: Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: France
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 14%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2007-2022
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Grape VarietyGrape Variety: Cinsault, Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

"matting plum colour robe; feral, animal airs on the nose, but there is a rich underlay. As it ages, it is picking up coffee, prune aromas along with the young, red fruits notes. Stylish, rounded attack before a close-down on the palate, and it even empties. Revert in 2009. The finish has some tannin still evident, also toffee, chocolate, baked cake on the aftertaste, that render it mildly rich. This vintage is out of step with its neighbour vintages. “2000 was a ripe vintage, we had more crop than 2001 (35 hl/ha versus 28 hl/ha) and it was a warmer year than 2001, too,” Fréderic Brunier. 2021-23 March 2007 ." John Livingstone-Learmonth

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained


All our wines are given a Sweetness Indicator from 1 to 5, with 1 being the driest and 5 being the sweetest.
This can be found for every wine under the Wine Details tab. 

Most red wines are dry and therefore are indicated with a 1. The sweetness becomes more relevant with white wines, sparkling wines and pudding/dessert wines such as Sauternes and Tokaji.


Location Explained
Location Explained


AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
The wine can be dispatched immediately.

TO ARRIVE: Currently lying abroad or in transit 
When the wine arrives in the UK, we will contact you to confirm that it has been dispatched in accordance with your instructions. If the arrival date is important to you, please do contact us for further information. 


Pricing Information
Pricing Information


UNDER BOND PRICES: Exclusive of UK Duty & VAT
Wines can be purchased Under Bond for storage in a bonded warehouse, or for export.
Duty and VAT must be paid before delivery to a UK address can take place.

DUTY PAID PRICES: Inclusive of UK Duty & VAT
Wines for UK delivery can only be purchased Duty Paid. 

Additional Information

A majority of our wines are sold under bond and are listed with under bond pricing; a duty paid equivalent price is shown underneath on the Wine Details page, purely for illustrative purposes.

If a wine is being listed duty paid, only the duty paid price is shown. Duty Paid wines have been removed from Bonded Storage and cannot be returned to an Under Bond status. They can be stored in a professional warehouse but will be stored Duty Paid. 



Copyright © 2024 Bowes Wine Ltd  |  All Rights Reserved
17 Market Place
SN10 1HT

t: 01380 827291