Le Vieux Donjon Châteauneuf du Pape 2010
No 16 in the 2012 TOP 100
Renowned oenologist Philippe Cambie collaborated on this blend of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre cuvee. Aged 12 months in tuns, it is marked by pepper, licorice and tobacco flavours.
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RegionVallée du Rhône
Designation of originChâteauneuf-du-Pape
Regulated designationAppellation origine controlée (AOC)
ProducerEARL Michel Lucien
Grenache 75 % Syrah 10 % Mourvèdre 10 % Cinsault 5 %
Degree of alcohol14.9 %
Sugar content2.2 g/L
Type of bottle closureCork
Type of containerColoured glass container
Vintage tasted: 2010
This dry, full-bodied and spicy red displays a complex and medium nose. On the palate, its refreshing acidity, firm tannins, and broad texture precede a long finish.
Dry, full-bodied and spicy
Drink now or keep 15 years following the vintage.
Between: 16°C And: 17°C
Sugar perception: Dry
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