Domaine Bosquet des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape Chante le Merle Vieilles Vignes 2018

Rhone, France

Regular price $665.00

Bring Southern Rhône to your living room with Domaine Bosquet des Pape Châteauneuf-du-Pape Chante Le Merle! A true crowd-pleaser and a great hook for those who aren’t Franco-vin lovers, this wine has impeccable balance, concentration, and harmony. Grapes harvested from 80 to 90 years old vines, the result is an overture of ripe dark berry, cherry and plum aromas with faint accents of spice, licorice and chocolate. Sweet raspberry, cherry preserve flavours with hints of mushroom, lavender, rosemary, and sage. Let the wine evolve and an elegant array of floral, rhubarb, cedar, and tobacco arise. Silky tannins and lingering finish. Cozy with a Morrocan vegetable stew with couscous or with roast quail with morel mushrooms.  Only 1,000 cases produced. A powerful and complex wines with cellar potential for many years.

Domaine Bosquet des Papes Story

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Producer: Domaine Bosquet des Papes
Region: Châteauneuf-du-Pape, France
Grape Variety: 80% Grenache, 10% Mourvèdre, 10% Syrah
Colour: Red
Sweetness: Dry
Ageing: 12-18 months in  large oak barrels with 15-20% in demi-muids
Alcohol Level: 15.5%
Bottle Size: 750ml


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*For Discovery Bay and Ma Wan with a minimum purchase of HK$1,000, a surcharge of $80 applies; for purchases below HK$1,000, an additional delivery charge of $150 will apply. 

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Wine guys' wine guides

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Here's how to interpret the ratings (in case you were wondering what's that number below the price). If you don't see a rating, it doesn't mean the wine is any less yummy. At the end of the day, wine is meant to be enjoyed and shared. 

DEC = Decanter

JH = James Halliday Australian Wine Companion

JS = James Suckling

LC = Langton's Classification

RP/WA = Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

TA = Tim Atkin Rioja Special Report

VIN = Vinous

WE = Wine Enthusiast

WS = Wine Spectator 

JR = Jancis Robinson

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