2016 - Châteauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes Domaine de la Janasse
10B6CPVJAN _ 2016 - Châteauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes Domaine de la Janasse - 12x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine de la Janasse
Region
Châteauneuf du Pape
Grape
Grenache / Syrah / Mourvèdre
Drinking
2019 - 2033
Case size
12x75cl
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2016 CHÂTEAUNEUF DU PAPE VIEILLES VIGNES DOMAINE DE LA JANASSE - 12x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine de la Janasse
Region
Châteauneuf du Pape
Grape
Grenache / Syrah / Mourvèdre
Drinking
2019 - 2033
Case size
12x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £812.14 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • WA

    Wine Advocate, August 2018,
    Score: 97+

    Time will tell if this wine equals the stellar 2015; it's certainly very close in quality. The 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Vieilles Vignes is a blend of approximately 75% Grenache, 12% Mourvèdre, 8% Syrah and the rest other permitted varieties. Tarry and deep on the nose, it delivers waves of blackberries and black cherries on the palate, framing those flavors with plenty of richness, layers of silky tannins and a long, elegant finish. 97+/100 DRINK 2018-2035

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Producer

Domaine de la Janasse

Region

Châteauneuf du Pape

The emperor of southern Rhône appellations, Châteauneuf du Pape was the first A.O.C. in all of France, created in 1936. Their bottle is unique embossed with the papal coat of arms. Thirteen varieties (14 if Grenache Blanc is counted separately) can be incorporated in the blend. The reds include: Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre, Carignan, Cinsault, Terret Noir, Picpoul, Vaccarèse, Counoise, Muscardin, while the whites are Roussanne, Bourboulenc and Clairette. Only a handful of producers use all 13, Grenache often being the highest percentage of the blend. This enables each producer to highlight the varieties that are the ripest and most interesting in any given year. Most Châteauneuf du Pâpes are master examples of wines that can be approachable within the first few years of release yet able to develop superb complexity during many years of cellaring.