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Cuvée du Vatican Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2010

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

The 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape boasts an opaque, deep purple color as well as a stunning bouquet of scorched earth, tobacco leaf, black currants, kirsch and lavender. The impressive aromatic and flavor spectrum is nicely complemented by a long, rich, w... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2010 Cuvee du Vatican Chateauneuf du Pape 750ml

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External Reviews for Cuvée du Vatican Châteauneuf-du-Pape

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/11/2012

The 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape boasts an opaque, deep purple color as well as a stunning bouquet of scorched earth, tobacco leaf, black currants, kirsch and lavender. The impressive aromatic and flavor spectrum is nicely complemented by a long, rich, w... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2010 Cuvee du Vatican Chateauneuf du Pape 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/31/2013

The 2010 Cuvee du Vatican Chateauneuf du Pape, a sleeper of the vintage, offers delicious black currant and black cherry fruit intermixed with tobacco leaf, licorice, lavender and spice box characteristics. This forward, attractive, full-bodied, rich... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2010 Cuvee du Vatican Chateauneuf du Pape 750ml


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
09/06/2012

Bright purple. Powerful aromas of black and blue fruits, cola and allspice. Deeply pitched blackberry and blueberry flavors are impressively concentrated but are carrying no excess fat. Finishes sweet and intense, with the blackberry and spice notes repeating. I suspect that this seductive wine will be enjoyable soon after bottling.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/03/2013

Bright purple. Powerful aromas of black and blue fruits, cola and allspice. Deeply pitched blackberry and blueberry flavors are impressively concentrated but are carrying no excess fat. Finishes sweet and intense, with the blackberry and spice not... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2010 Cuvee du Vatican Chateauneuf du Pape 750ml


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
09/06/2012

Very fleshy and succulent, with dark fig and linzer torte flavors that show anise and blackberry hints. Ample toasted spice and singed alder notes fill in on the finish, and this has a lovely silky feel despite its weight. Best from 2014 through 2026.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
03/26/2013

Vivid purple. Blueberry, cherry and Asian spices on the highly perfumed nose. Sweet and energetic, offering intense black and blue fruit flavors that are lifted and sharpened by juicy acidity. Tannins come on late and help shape the long, fruit-dominated finish.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
04/07/2015

The 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape boasts an opaque, deep purple color as well as a stunning bouquet of scorched earth, tobacco leaf, black currants, kirsch and lavender. The impressive aromatic and flavor spectrum is nicely complemented by a long, rich, well-balanced finish with good freshness, precision and zesty acids. This cuvee should drink well for 15 or more years.



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