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2007 Le Vieux Donjon French - Rhone (Red Blend) "Chateauneuf du Pape"

Winery: Le Vieux Donjon

Vintage: 2007

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Chateauneuf du Pape"

Wine Category: French - Rhone (Red Blend)

Grape blend: 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 5% Cinsault, & 5% Mourvedre

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Chateauneuf du Pape

State or country: France

Price: $64

Cases produced: 5,000

KWG Score: 94.7 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: April 10, 2009

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored offering opens with a fragrant raspberry like bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, smooth, and elegant, and very approachable. My guess is this wine is more ready than the 2006 that I told you to cellar last year. The flavor profile is a spicy dark berry. The finish is dry and its managed tannins are nicely extended. Pair this wine with chicken parmigianna. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

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