Domaine de la Janasse Châteauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes 2019 750ml - Toast Wines by Taste
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Domaine de la Janasse Châteauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes 2019 750ml
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Domaine de la Janasse Châteauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes 2019

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750ml
$140.99

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Category Red Wine
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Region France, Rhone, Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Brand Domaine de la Janasse
Alcohol/vol 15.5%
The estate's flagship cuvée, always at the top of international rankings. The robe is dark with purple reflections. On the nose, the still discreet aromas of crushed black fruits and garrigue are just waiting to melt into a noble and fresh substance, to reveal finesse and elegance on the palate.
Wine Enthusiast
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In contrast to Janasse's varietal Châteauneuf-du-Pape bottlings, this expression of old vines dating as far back as 1920 blends Grenache, Mourvèdre, Syrah and other grapes from four distinct vineyard sites. Matured primarily in foudres, it offers piercing blackberry and black-plum flavors softened by flurries of peppercorn and anise as well as ripe, feathery tannins. Anchored by a firm earthen undertow, the wine will improve through 2040 and hold further.

October 1, 2021
Jeb Dunnuck
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Lastly, the 2019 Châteauneuf Du Pape Vieilles Vignes is another tour de force from this estate, who are clearly firing on all cylinders today. A blend of 85% Grenache, 10% Mourvèdre, and the rest Syrah that's brought up in a mix of foudre and barrel, its deep purple hue is followed by a rich, powerful, full-bodied wine offering ample cassis and darker berry fruits, notes of ground pepper, cured meats, and scorched earth, ripe, building tannins, incredible balance, and a great finish. It's going to flirt with perfection at maturity, and I wouldn't be surprised to see it still drinking brilliantly at age 30.

November 3, 2021
Wine Spectator
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Warm and lush in feel, with steeped dark plum, blackberry and açai berry fruit flavors infused with singed savory, licorice root and warm earth notes, offering a late echo of bittersweet Valrhona chocolate. Good underlying grip keeps this honest enough too. Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre. Drink now through 2035. 1,200 cases made, 400 cases imported.

December 15, 2021

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