Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve 1999 Domaine de la Vieille Julienne

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Classification Cru Classe
Type Red
Brand Domaine de la Vieille Julienne
Vintage 1999
Country France
Region Rhone
Volume 0,75
Condition From Original Wooden Case
Label Perfect
Drinkable -2020
Stock 0

Professionele reviews

BOW (8)

Parker (95)

One of the undeniable stars of the vintage, the 1999 Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve is a blockbuster in a year that did not generally produce wines of such power and richness (of course, it includes the declassified Vieilles Vignes cuvee in the blend). A deep purple color is followed by aromas of cassis, kirsch liqueur, flowers, plums, and blackberries. Full-bodied, multi-layered, and fabulously extracted, with low acidity, sweet tannin, and magnificent purity, this is a sumptuous, prodigious Chateauneuf du Pape that should drink well for 15-20 years. It is hard to believe that something this special could have been produced in 1999, but there are a half dozen or so wines at this level in 1999.

Winespectator / James Suckling (92)

Good sweetness, with full-bodied, rich and ripe vanilla, mocha, blackberry, plum and mineral notes that add complexity to the long finish and tobacco-scented, lingering aftertaste. Well-made Châteauneuf.


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