Red

2004 Domaine de la Janasse Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes

Red Rhone Blend

  • France
  • Rhône
  • Southern Rhône
  • Châteauneuf-du-Pape
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Community Tasting Notes 44

  • JulianSkeels Does not like this wine: (88 points)

    July 13, 2016 - From magnum. I was very disappointed by this - roasted plums, coffee and liquorice with lots of heat showing. It did settle and the alcohol integrate with about 30mins in a glass, but that just increased the perception of non-distinct sweetness and roasted fruit. This continues my run of disappointing Janasse VV bottles recently. Hard to score but would place in 86-89pt range and would not seek this wine again.

  • RayOB wrote: (89 points)

    July 12, 2016 - Drank at 67
    Same magnum as Julian and left it longer in the glass and it did get more integrated but it is quite jammy.

  • AV2012 wrote: (84 points)

    June 22, 2016 - I loved Cuvée Chaupin of the same vintage, but didn't really enjoy this one. Too hot, stewed and plump. Contrary to what I expected - serving it colder than usual only made it worse. Earthy, overripe, burnt fruit on the nose and palate. Sweetish but without balancing accidity and no freshness. It was more or less ok shortly after opening, but went downhill afterwards. It was quite decent when paired with strawberries - somwhow this pairing worked.

  • Adrian Wood wrote: (93 points)

    May 1, 2016 - Lovely nose of garrigue, earth, red fruits and smoke. Deep red colour, not much sign of age. Choclatey tannins, herbs, liqueured red fruits on the palate and the structure for further development. The only downside for me was slightly too much alcoholic sweetness. Overall, high quality CdP.

  • kanab ram Likes this wine:

    October 23, 2015 - Elegant and balanced. Liquid flowers. One of the best '04 CdPs so far for me.

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The Rhone Report

  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    Bonus Reviews, 8/1/2009 (link) 94 points

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Vinous

  • By Josh Raynolds
    January/February 2007, IWC Issue #130 (link)

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    1/12/2006 (link)

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Vinous

  • By Josh Raynolds
    January/February 2006, IWC Issue #124 (link)

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  • By Richard Jennings
    6/17/2007 (link) 93 points

    (Domaine de la Janasse Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes) Ripe cherry nose with some mineral; tight yet; medium finish 93 pts.

  • By Richard Jennings
    10/6/2006 (link) 93 points

    (Domaine de la Janasse Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes) Intriguing vanilla and savory nose; nice rich plum, black fruit, tar and pepper palate with juice and a little heat; medium-plus finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2004
  • Type Red
  • Producer Domaine de la Janasse
  • Varietal Red Rhone Blend
  • Designation Vieilles Vignes
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Rhône
  • SubRegion Southern Rhône
  • Appellation Châteauneuf-du-Pape
  • UPC Code 3760032730081

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 8 (1%)
  • In Cellars 636 (72%)
  • Consumed 243 (27%)

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