Pegau Chateauneuf du Pape 2010

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"The 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee, which I tasted from several foudres, is essentially equivalent in quali...

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More straight and clean yet with rocking concentration and tannic structure the 2010 Domaine du Piga| Chbteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvie Riservie is a beaut... Read more

The 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservée, which I tasted from several foudres, is essentially equivalent in quality, but it has not yet been bot... Read more

Deep ruby. An intensely perfumed bouquet evokes dried cherry, cassis, potpourri and smoked meat, with a spicy nuance adding vivacity. Rich but ener... Read more

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External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/14/2013

More straight and clean yet with rocking concentration and tannic structure the 2010 Domaine du Piga| Chbteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvie Riservie is a beauty! Scheduled to be bottled later this year it delivers classic aromas of black fruits mineral iron and wild herb qualities on the nose and what it lacks (at the moment) in complexity it more than makes up for with brilliant purity clear delineated aromas and awesome focus and length. This full-bodied rich and layered 2010 will handsomely reward cellaring and drink well for decades. It is one of the most impressive Cuvie Riservies Ive tasted. -Jeb Dunnuck Rhone Report The.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/31/2014

The 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservée, which I tasted from several foudres, is essentially equivalent in quality, but it has not yet been bottled. If I understood Paul Feraud correctly, he tends to prefer the 2009, but says Laurence prefers the 2010. In any event, this is one of those “pick’em” dilemmas. The 2010 is a fabulous wine of exceptional intensity, tremendous flavor authority and full-bodied power. It is slightly more reserved than the more flamboyant 2009, but of course it is still in foudre. Very rich with lots of Provencal herb, smoky, meaty, kirsch, black currant and blackberry notes, it is a stunningly viscous, thick and rich effort with a slightly more vibrant finish. This magnificent Chateauneuf du Pape should age for three decades or more based on how well the 1989 and 1990 are maturing. This 2010 should be bottled early next year, and released in Fall, 2013.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/31/2014

Deep ruby. An intensely perfumed bouquet evokes dried cherry, cassis, potpourri and smoked meat, with a spicy nuance adding vivacity. Rich but energetic on the palate, offering sweet dark fruit flavors and notes of candied lavender and anise. Chewy tannins add grip to a long, smoky and powerful finish, which leaves a bitter cherry note behind. Definitely built for the long haul; don’t touch this wine for at least six or seven years.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
02/24/2014

Laurence Féraud and her father, Paul, produced a stunning Cuvée Réservée in the 2010 vintage. Sourced from 46 acres of small parcels scattered around the appellation, the wine is 80 percent Grenache, with mostly Syrah and Mourvèdre making up the balance. In the winery, whole clusters are crushed then fermented in concrete vats, with regular pump-overs and occasional punch-downs to extract color and tannins. It ages for 18 months in large old foudres. 6,580 cases made.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/31/2014

Intense, with the tarry, bittersweet cocoa-fueled grip of the vintage running through a well-endowed core of crushed plum, blackberry paste and braised fig. The muscular finish picks up notes of brick dust, pepper, warm chestnut leaf and smoldering charcoal. A throwback profile, with a hyperripe core of fruit — and it works. Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre and others. Best from 2015 through 2035.


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
09/26/2013

2010 Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cuvee Reservee Magnum - Frankrijk - Region: Rh


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
09/10/2013

2010 Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cuvee Reservee Magnum - Frankrijk - Region: Rhône - Apellation: Chateauneuf du Pape - Grenache - 1500 ml.


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Winemaker's Notes:

"The 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee, which I tasted from several foudres, is essentially equivalent in quality, but it has not yet been bottled. If I understood Paul Feraud correctly, he tends to prefer the 2009, but says Laurence prefers the 2010. In any event, this is one of those “pick’em” dilemmas. The 2010 is a fabulous wine of exceptional intensity, tremendous flavor authority and full-bodied power. It is slightly more reserved than the more flamboyant 2009, but of course it is still in foudre. Very rich with lots of Provencal herb, smoky, meaty, kirsch, black currant and blackberry notes, it is a stunningly viscous, thick and rich effort with a slightly more vibrant finish. This magnificent Chateauneuf du Pape should age for three decades or more based on how well the 1989 and 1990 are maturing. This 2010 should be bottled early next year, and released in Fall, 2013...96-98+" WA 10/12 "More straight and clean, yet with rocking concentration and tannic structure, the 2010 Domaine du Pégaü Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée is a beauty! Scheduled to be bottled later this year, it delivers classic aromas of black fruits, mineral, iron, and wild herb qualities on the nose, and what it lacks (at the moment) in complexity, it more than makes up for with brilliant purity, clear, delineated aromas, and awesome focus and length. This full-bodied, rich, and layered 2010 will handsomely reward cellaring, and drink well for decades. It is one of the most impressive Cuvée Réservées I‟ve tasted...96-99" RR 10/12

"The 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee, which I tasted from several foudres, is essentially equivalent in quality, but it has not yet been bottled. If I understood Paul Feraud correctly, he tends to prefer the 2009, but says Laurence prefers the 2010. In any event, this is one of those “pick’em” dilemmas. The 2010 is a fabulous wine of exceptional intensity, tremendous flavor authority and full-bodied power. It is slightly more reserved than the more flamboyant 2009, but of course it is still in foudre. Very rich with lots of Provencal herb, smoky, meaty, kirsch, black currant and blackberry notes, it is a stunningly viscous, thick and rich effort with a slightly more vibrant finish. This magnificent Chateauneuf du Pape should age for three decades or more based on how well the 1989 and 1990 are maturing. This 2010 should be bottled early next year, and released in Fall, 2013...96-98+" WA 10/12 "More straight and clean, yet with rocking concentration and tannic structure, the 2010 Domaine du Pégaü Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée is a beauty! Scheduled to be bottled later this year, it delivers classic aromas of black fruits, mineral, iron, and wild herb qualities on the nose, and what it lacks (at the moment) in complexity, it more than makes up for with brilliant purity, clear, delineated aromas, and awesome focus and length. This full-bodied, rich, and layered 2010 will handsomely reward cellaring, and drink well for decades. It is one of the most impressive Cuvée Réservées I‟ve tasted...96-99" RR 10/12

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