2016 Château de Vaudieu Châteauneuf-du-Pape L’Avenue

$88.99

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Appellation: Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Ratings: JD-97 RP-96 WS-96

Size: 750 ml

4 in stock

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97+   Jeb Dunnuck
“The 2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape L’Avenue is all Grenache sourced from a single parcel near the estate and aged 18 months in demi-muids. This deeply colored beauty boasts a huge perfume of black raspberries, blackberries, dried flowers, bouquet garni, and sandy/loamy soil notes. With a powerful, concentrated, structured style, incredible purity of fruit, and tons of tannin on the finish, hide bottles for 3-5 years, count yourself lucky, and enjoy over the following decade or more.” (8/2018)

96   Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
“The 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape l’Avenue is entirely Grenache from the lieu-dit Vaudieu, aged in demi-muids. Loaded with black cherries, cedar and vanilla, it’s a full-bodied, plush sexpot of a wine. Velvety, intense, long and layered, this wine has it all. If only there were more than 350 cases of this elixir.” (8/2018)

96  James Molesworth for Wine Spectator
“Intense, with a gorgeous core of crushed plum, boysenberry and blackberry pâte de fruit flavors, inlaid liberally with fruit cake, licorice snap and graphite notes. Fruit pumps through the finish while a graphite edge lends support and a black tea hint checks in.” (10/2018)

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Weight 4 lbs
Dimensions 13 × 4 × 4 in

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