Chateauneuf du Pape 1996 Chateau de Beaucastel

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Classification Cru Classe
Type Red
Brand Chateau de Beaucastel
Vintage 1996
Country France
Region Rhone
Volume 0,75
Condition perfect
Label Slightly Bin stained
Stock 0

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Parker (89)

The 1996 Beaucastel is performing better after time in the bottle. With high acidity, this tannic, austere example is reminiscent (at least texturally) of a young Medoc. Blackberry, earthy, leathery, spicy notes can be found in the aromas. In the mouth, the wine exhibits medium body, tangy acidity, plenty of meaty Mourvedre characteristics, and a structured, austere finish. It should only be purchased by those with the patience to wait for this wine to develop.


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