Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc 1996

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[Chat Blac] Huge earth bandair. No fruit. Tasted corked Read more

Light game on the nose with big red berry and a very slight mushroom note. Also a suggestion of copper minerality. On the palate, wonderful red b... Read more

Very good now, spicy wine, mushrooms notes, a good opportunity to taste a chateauneuf at its peak in a pretty recent vintage (2005 will need twice ... Read more

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Snooth User: 97mjr
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0.00 5
03/05/2009

[Chat Blac] Huge earth bandair. No fruit. Tasted corked


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
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5.00 5
06/24/2012

Light game on the nose with big red berry and a very slight mushroom note. Also a suggestion of copper minerality. On the palate, wonderful red berry fruit up front. Minerals. White pepper, cigar tobacco. Great aromatics and flavors. Complex, layered and well balanced. 97 pts. 5/26/12


Snooth User: Loozmi
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4.00 5
04/16/2009

Very good now, spicy wine, mushrooms notes, a good opportunity to taste a chateauneuf at its peak in a pretty recent vintage (2005 will need twice as much time i guess)


External Reviews for Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/16/2009

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 ... Robert Parker. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 1996 Beaucastel, Chateau Chateauneuf du Pape 1500ml


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