Chateauneuf Du Pape

2015 Chateauneuf Du Pape Vieux Donjon

  • Color:
    Red
  • Appellation:
    Chateauneuf du Pape
  • Volume:
    0.75L
  • Grape Type:
    Grenache, Mourvedre, Cinsault, Syrah
  • Stock Location:
    France
€28
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Wine Critics Notes:

Wine Advocate - Score: 93 ()

These days, Vieux Donjon is one of the few estates in the region making only a single cuvée (Close des Papes is another). The 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape is a floral, violet-scented wine that's supple and ripe. Only medium to full-bodied, it showcases complex garrigue and licorice notes rather than oodles of red fruit and comes to a long, silky finish.

Vinous - Score: 93-95 (2017 Mar.)

(aged in a combination of concrete tanks and foudres) Vivid ruby. Sexy, high-pitched red berry preserve, floral pastille and Asian spice aromas show outstanding clarity. Sappy, penetrating black raspberry, spicecake and licorice flavors gain weight with air and pick up suggestions of blood orange and smoky minerals. Shows impressive depth and polish, alluring sweetness and no rough edges. Showcases the best attributes of this warm vintage, finishing with silky, mounting tannins and lingering florality.