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2012 Le Vieux Donjon French - Rhone (Red Blend) "Chateauneuf du Pape"

Le Vieux Donjon 2012 Chateauneuf du Pape

Winery: Le Vieux Donjon

Vintage: 2012

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Chateauneuf du Pape"

Wine Category: French - Rhone (Red Blend)

Grape blend: 75% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre, & 5% Cinsault

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Chateauneuf du Pape

State or country: France

Price: $67

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 93.5 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: April 4, 2014

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored Chateauneuf du Pape opens with a mild red raspberry bouquet with a smidge of oak. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, quite smooth and refined. The flavor profile is a tasty black cherry with notes of light oak and a touch of raspberry. The finish is dry and its moderate tannins are friendly and easy going. I would pair this wine with a charcuterie plate in the near term. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

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