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Hps Dom Pegau Chateau du Pape Cuvee Reserve 2009
"The 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee has not yet been bottled, but Paul and Laurence Feraud allowed me to taste all the major lots, and I rated all of them between 92 and 95 points. It is another big wine, but there will not be any Capo produced in 2009 according to Laurence. The regular 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape is a peppery, spicy effort with lots of unctuosity, elevated alcohol and firm tannins which Paul believes will soften with the long aging in foudre this wine sees. Big and beefy, it appears to be a better balanced, richer version of their 2005 Cuvee Reservee...92-95" WA 10/10
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Under the estate Domaine du Pegau label, the 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee is spending a longer time in barrel and foudre than usual. Consequently, I tasted through three separate foudres, all of which looked spectacular. The final blend wi... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2009 Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee 750ml
The bottled 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee is as compelling as I thought it would be after tasting it last year. A blend of 85% Grenache with the rest Syrah, Mourvedre and small dollops of the other authorized varietals, this wine tends to c... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2009 Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee 1500ml
2009 Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cuvee Reservee - France - Region: Rhône - Apellation: Chateauneuf-du-Pape - Grenache blend - 750 ml
Under the estate Domaine du Pegau label, the 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee is spending a longer time in barrel and foudre than usual. Consequently, I tasted through three separate foudres, all of which looked spectacular. The final blend will probably be about 80% Grenache, 14% Syrah, 4% Mourvedre and 2% other varietals. The color is a dense black/ruby (one of the more opaque 2009s I saw), and the powerful nose offers up aromas of licorice, smoked herbs, charcuterie, bouquet garni, roasted meats, Peking duck, kirsch, blackberries and cassis. An enormous success, this cuvee has come on like gang busters since I tasted it last year, and may eclipse the stunning 2007. Given its tannin profile, the 2009 will require 5–6 years of cellaring and should keep for 30–35 years. Could this be a modern day version of Pegau’s compelling 1989 Cuvee Reservee?
Dark ruby. Wild, highly aromatic bouquet of dark berry liqueur, cherry pit, smoked meat and garrigue. Deeply pitched black raspberry and bitter cherry flavors are broad and sappy, with a smoky floral quality appearing on the back. The long finish features gentle tannic grip and lingering smokiness. Fans of old-school Chateauneuf are going to love this wine.
Dark and dense, with stunning espresso, warm ganache and roasted plum aromas giving way to layers of black currant, braised fig and licorice root. The long, grip-filled finish is framed by a strong roasted mesquite edge and a lingering note of brick dust. A wild wine, with loads going on. Just needs cellaring to round into form. Best from 2015 through 2030.
Darkly colored with a garnet rim. This vintage showcases Pegaus identifiable bouquet of sour cherries and horse saddle. With medium weight, the palate displays the classic grenache flavors of wild, sauvage cherries, while refreshingly tangy acidity ... Chuck Hayward. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2009 Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee 1500ml
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