Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe Châteauneuf du Pape la Crau Blanc 2010

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The 2010 Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf du Pape is slightly denser with a deep ruby/plum/purple color followed by notes...

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Tight and dark on the nose, with hints of old wood and cloves along with a dry earthiness, all lurking under blackberry fruit topped with hints of ... Read more

From a barrel sample, unknown cépage . Darkly colored through to the rim, the powerful aromas of dark fruit are bright and vibrant. This precision ... Read more

The same blend and elevage as the '09, the 2010 Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe Châteauneuf-du-Pape La Crau shows more black fruit characteristics with... Read more

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Editorial Reviews for Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe Châteauneuf du Pape la Crau Blanc

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
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02/12/2013

Tight and dark on the nose, with hints of old wood and cloves along with a dry earthiness, all lurking under blackberry fruit topped with hints of pepper and menthol. Smooth and a bit matte in the mouth, with some dry tannins embedded in a core of plummy fruit that’s framed with hints of meat, coffee and sweet spices. The mouthfeel is a bit foursquare here, with nice black cherry fruit on the finish. 88pts


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/12/2012

From a barrel sample, unknown cépage . Darkly colored through to the rim, the powerful aromas of dark fruit are bright and vibrant. This precision carries through to the palate where the blackberry and black cherry flavors are vibrant and focused. Co... Chuck Hayward. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2010 Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf du Pape 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/13/2012

The same blend and elevage as the '09, the 2010 Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe Châteauneuf-du-Pape La Crau shows more black fruit characteristics with beautiful minerality, earth, spice, and pepper on the nose. This is followed by a medium to full-bodie... Rhone Report, The. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2010 Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf du Pape 750ml


Winemaker's Notes:

The 2010 Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf du Pape is slightly denser with a deep ruby/plum/purple color followed by notes of crushed Provencal herbs, framboise, kirsch, licorice, pepper and nori (the seafood wrapper used in sushi restaurants). Full-bodied with good acidity and a distinct, earthy/underbrush character. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate"I also had a wonderful 2010 Vieux Télégraphe. The winery has a wonderful reputation. This vintage is still very young but it’s really well balanced. Rich and fine. Strong and elegant at the same time." Angéline Templier, French winemaker at the matriarchal Champagne house of J. Lassalle, as quoted in the NY Times on 12/29/12.

The 2010 Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf du Pape is slightly denser with a deep ruby/plum/purple color followed by notes of crushed Provencal herbs, framboise, kirsch, licorice, pepper and nori (the seafood wrapper used in sushi restaurants). Full-bodied with good acidity and a distinct, earthy/underbrush character. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate"I also had a wonderful 2010 Vieux Télégraphe. The winery has a wonderful reputation. This vintage is still very young but it’s really well balanced. Rich and fine. Strong and elegant at the same time." Angéline Templier, French winemaker at the matriarchal Champagne house of J. Lassalle, as quoted in the NY Times on 12/29/12.

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