Château de Beaucastel : Hommage à Jacques Perrin 2016

 Incl. VAT & DPA case of 3 Bottles (75cl)
All Vintages of this wine
Parker : 99+ / 100
J. Robinson : 17++ / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Tasted three weeks after bottling, I couldn't quite bring myself to give the elusive three-digit score to this admittedly super wine. Perhaps once the 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape Hommage à Jacques Perrin has been in bottle a bit longer, as Mourvèdre seems to go into a bit of a funk when recently bottled. For now, it's merely profound, packing in savory, mossy nuances, hints of exotic dried spices like star anise and cardamom and layers of rich, plummy fruit that manage to be full-bodied and deliciously intense without being weighty or overwrought. Creamy, lush, intense and long, it's a tdf (tour de force) in CdP.
Rhone ValleyChâteauneuf-du-Pape
Vineyard
Cotes du Rhone Meridionales

Alcohol
14.5

Dessert wine
No

J. Robinson
17++

J. Suckling
100

Vinous - A. Galloni
96-98

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Grape varieties
Mourvèdre

Area
Rhone Valley

Appellation
Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Color
Red

Producer
Château de Beaucastel

Parker
99+

Allergens
Contains sulphites