Chateauneuf Cuvee Cadettes 16

Chateauneuf Cuvee Cadettes 16

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Stock Code:
W000836
Price:
$230.00
EACH

Description

The top cuvée is the 2013 Châteauneuf du Pape Cuvée des Cadettes, and where the traditional cuvée sees a more classic vinification and élevage, this cuvée is brought up almost all in small barrels. It’s another medium-bodied, nicely structured and fresh wine that offers notes of sweet oak, cassis, licorice, graphite and caramelized meats. Still backwards, tight and a touch narrow on the palate, it too needs 2-3 years of cellaring and will have 15 years of longevity.

"Ripe and well-packed, with warm plum, blackberry and boysenberry flavors, this drips with fruit but displays drive too. Sparkles of anise and fruitcake add energy, while a streak of graphite gives the finish cut. Best from 2020 through 2035". 95/100 points—J.M.Wine spectator

Grape 42% Syrah, 37% Grenache and 21% Mourvedre

Food match grilled beef, veal, pork, duck, sausage, lamb, beef Bourguignon, cassoulet, Epoisses, Pont L'Eveque

Stock Level:
In Stock