Donjon de Lamarque 1998

  • SN: 91

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  • WA: 86

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    86

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  • RP: 95

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  • WS: 83

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Dark garnet red color; fig, black fruit and beefy nose; tasty, black fruit, pepper, plum and bay leaf palate with spicy, peppery finish; medium-plu... Read more

Funky nose, decidedly leathery with plum, damp cigar, blackberry and cocoa. Youthful, rich and deep with a very aromatic inner mouth profile showin... Read more

The 1998, a classic in the making, is, along with the 1990, one of the two finest Vieux Donjons I have tasted. The backward 1998 offers aromas of i... Read more

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Editorial Reviews for Donjon de Lamarque

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065211,278
0.00 5
02/06/2013

Dark garnet red color; fig, black fruit and beefy nose; tasty, black fruit, pepper, plum and bay leaf palate with spicy, peppery finish; medium-plus finish 93 points


Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065211,278
0.00 5
05/04/2012

Funky nose, decidedly leathery with plum, damp cigar, blackberry and cocoa. Youthful, rich and deep with a very aromatic inner mouth profile showing off green peppercorn and a lightly vegetal accent to the red cherry and slightly exotic pomegranate fruit. Finish is long, showing remaining tannins and a bright, acid-driven strawberry snap on the finale. 91pts


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/10/2010

The 1998, a classic in the making, is, along with the 1990, one of the two finest Vieux Donjons I have tasted. The backward 1998 offers aromas of incense, roasted herbs, lavender, licorice, and kirsch liqueur in a full-bodied, sweet, expansive, struc... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 1998 Vieux Donjon Chateauneuf du Pape 750ml


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45799 Snooth User: Hawk
rated this wine
5.00 5
07/28/2008

Winemaker's Notes:

Alcohol Percentage: 12 %

Alcohol Percentage: 12 %

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