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2012 Domaine Olivier Hillaire French - Rhone (Red Blend) "Chateauneuf du Pape"

Olivier Hillaire 2012 Chateauneuf du Pape

Winery: Domaine Olivier Hillaire

Vintage: 2012

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Chateauneuf du Pape"

Wine Category: French - Rhone (Red Blend)

Grape blend: 90% Grenache & 10% Syrah

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Chateauneuf du Pape

State or country: France

Price: $48

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 92 (based on 2 reviews)

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

Review date: April 8, 2014

Wine Review: This midnight blue colored Chateauneuf du Pape opens with a black currant and black licorice like bouquet. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, smooth and dynamic. The flavor profile is blueberry with notes of black pepper. I also detected notes of black licorice, black cherry and spice as well. The finish is dry and its tannins build up and linger. Mark and I suggest decanting this wine and serving it with coq au vin. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

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