Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe "La Crau" Chateauneuf-du-Pape Rouge 2016

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Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe "La Crau" Chateauneuf-du-Pape Rouge 2016
Sub-Region: Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Region: Rhone
Varietal: Rhone Blend
Color: Red
Country/State: France
96 Wine Advocate (8/31/2018) "Undoubtedly one of the top vintages of this wine, the 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape La Crau features classy notes of crushed stones and black tea to go along with ripe raspberries and black cherries. Full-bodied yet silky, there's more power and richness in La Crau than in Piedlong, yet there's commensurate elegance and finesse. The wine grows in intensity on the finish without ever seeming heavy or overripe, instead offering hints of tea and licorice. Drink Date 2018 - 2035."
97 Jeb Dunnuck (8/28/2018) "Bottled just last week, the 2016 Chateauneuf-du-Pape offers a classic, gorgeous bouquet of black raspberries, currants, violets, salty minerality, nori (seaweed wrapper) and licorice. Full-bodied, pure, incredibly elegant, with fine tannin, and a huge finish, this is classic Vieux Telegraphe all the way that has the balance to drink now. Maturity: 2023 - 2043."
98 James Suckling (12/27/2018) "Impressive, complex array of wild cherries, raspberries, garrigue herbs, lightly spiced pastry and stony, chalky minerals. Super-fresh florals. The palate has superb texture, roundness, completeness, depth and detail. Powerful yet elegant with powdery tannins and essence-like red fruit. Super-fleshy, supple and dense core, then strong at the edges. Layer upon layer peels away on the finish. Resounding finesse and equilibrium, showing the full potential of the plateau La Crau. Drink or hold."
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