Pignan Chateauneuf du Pape 2007 Rayas

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Classification Cru Classe
Type Red
Brand Rayas
Vintage 2007
Country France
Region Rhone
Volume 0,75
Condition Perfect
Label Perfect
Stock 0

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Parker (93)

As I indicated last year, this estate’s sleeper selection is their 2007 Pignan Chateauneuf du Pape, a 100% Grenache from sandy soils. This offering, aged totally in old foudres and demi-muids, includes some of the declassified Rayas lots, and the 2007 is the finest Pignan since the 1990. A medium ruby color is followed by explosive aromas of sweet kirsch, lavender, licorice, and earth. The wine hits the palate with a blast of fruit and glycerin, full body, and an ethereal lightness and elegance that are remarkable for a wine of such intense fruit. A great effort, it may merit an even higher score after a few years in the bottle. Enjoy it over the next 12-15 years.


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