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Château de Beaucastel Red Rhone Blend Châteauneuf-du-Pape Hommage à Jacques Perrin 1999

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The 1999 Chateauneuf du Pape Hommage a Jacques Perrin is a classic blend of 60% Mourvedre, 20% Grenache, 10% Syrah, and 10% Counoise. Aged in foudre prior to being bottled without filtration, it represents the essence of Beaucastel's distinctive and atypical Mourvedre-dominated style of Chateauneuf du Pape. Its inky/black/purple color is accompanied by a fabulous perfume of licorice, smoke, truffles, tapenade, blackberries, and cassis. Extremely full-bodied, with masses of extract, high tannin, and a structured, long finish (lasting nearly a minute), this sumptuous effort requires 6-7 years of bottle age. It should keep for 25-35 years.

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Chateau de Beaucastel:
In 1321, under the reign of Pope John XXII, four barrels were brought from the papal cellar in Avignon to be filled with wine in Châteauneuf. Subsequently, the Popes increased their vineyard holdings in the region and the papal wine gained in fame. The Beaucastel family were living in Courthezon by the middle of the sixteenth century. In 1549 "Noble Pierre de Beaucastel" boug... Read more
In 1321, under the reign of Pope John XXII, four barrels were brought from the papal cellar in Avignon to be filled with wine in Châteauneuf. Subsequently, the Popes increased their vineyard holdings in the region and the papal wine gained in fame. The Beaucastel family were living in Courthezon by the middle of the sixteenth century. In 1549 "Noble Pierre de Beaucastel" bought "a barn with its plot of land extending to 52 saumées at Coudoulet". Later, the manor house that we know today was built here and you can still see the arms of the Beaucastel family sculpted in stone in one of walls of the drawingroom. The Beaucastels were among the more notable families of this little town and in 1687 Pierre de Beaucastel, in recognition of his conversion to Catholicism after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, was appointed "Capitaine de la ville de Courthezon" by Louis XIV. The letter from Louis XIV, also signed by Colbert, to Pierre de Beaucastel is still in our possession. Two centuries later at the time of the phylloxera, the owner of Beaucastel was Elie Dussaud, a companion of Ferdinand de Lesseps who built the Suez Canal. In 1909 Pierre Tramier bought the property and Beaucastel then passed to his son-in-law, Pierre Perrin, a scientist who considerably increased the vineyard holding. His efforts were continued by Jacques Perrin until 1978... Today the torch is carried by Jean Pierre and François, sons of Jacques. But Marc, Pierre, Thomas and Matthieu, who represent the fifth generation, are ready to pursue this fabulous family history. Read less
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Editorial Reviews for Château de Beaucastel Red Rhone Blend Châteauneuf-du-Pape Hommage à Jacques Perrin

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
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4.50 5
02/06/2013

Tight and focused on the nose with beautiful, spicy, leathery, clean aromas that are still youthful with hints of chalk, spice, and dark fruit On entry this is almost voluptuous with really vibrant acids with decisive cut and round, ample tannins that segue into spicy dark cherry fruit that shows a slightly dried edge. Ultimately this is a little touch but it does exhibit lovely focused, dark fruit and good length, with very chocolatey tannins offering a subtle density here. 93pts


External Reviews for Château de Beaucastel Red Rhone Blend Châteauneuf-du-Pape Hommage à Jacques Perrin

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/28/2010

The 1999 Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape is a profoundly rich, concentrated, classic vin de garde. Made from 30% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre, 10% Syrah, 10% Counoise, and the remainder a blend of other varietals, it is one of the blackest, most opaque-col... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 1999 Beaucastel, Chateau Chateauneuf du Pape 750ml


External Review
08/18/2012

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Wine - red - 1999 - Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape 3 liter - France - Region: Rhône - Apellation: Chateauneuf-du-Pape - Mourvedre blend - 3000 ml.


External Review
02/24/2012

This wine sees no new oak, and is aged completely in foudre prior to bottling without filtration. The 1999 Chacirc;teauneuf-du-Pape Hommage agrave; Jacques Perrin appears to be a legend. Made from a classic blend of 60% Mourvegrave;dre, 20% Grenache, 10% Syrah, and 10% Counoise, this limited edition (5,000 bottles) cuveacute;e exhibits perfect equilibrium, but needs a decade of cellaring. It would be a shame to drink it before that.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/03/2009

Pale gold color. Spicy and deep but highly aromatic and fresh on the nose, with youthful suggestions of crushed grapes, chlorophyll and mint. Dense, spicy and intense in the mouth; quite light on its feet. Flavors of lemon, peach and grapefruit are g... Stephen Tanzer. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 1999 Chateau Beaucastel Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc 750ml


External Review
09/26/2013

Red wine - 1999 - Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape 3 liter - France - Region: Rh


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/05/2010

A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 1999 Beaucastel, Chateau Chateauneuf du Pape 'Hommage A Jacques Perrin' 1500ml


External Review
02/24/2012

Remarkable effort in the rsquo;99 vintage. Beautiful. Inky-black and very intense, built in a modern style, like a top Bordeaux classified-growth, with plenty of freshly crushed berries, cigar box, citrus, roasted chestnuts, tobacco and jammy plum to provide much pleasure. Ripe, firm tannins need time to soften the monolithic finish. Best from 2004 through 2020.



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The 1999 Chateauneuf du Pape Hommage a Jacques Perrin is a classic blend of 60% Mourvedre, 20% Grenache, 10% Syrah, and 10% Counoise. Aged in foudre prior to being bottled without filtration, it represents the essence of Beaucastel's distinctive and atypical Mourvedre-dominated style of Chateauneuf du Pape. Its inky/black/purple color is accompanied by a fabulous perfume of licorice, smoke, truffles, tapenade, blackberries, and cassis. Extremely full-bodied, with masses of extract, high tannin, and a structured, long finish (lasting nearly a minute), this sumptuous effort requires 6-7 years of bottle age. It should keep for 25-35 years.

Dietary Information: Kosher, Organic


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