Red

2008 Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Red Rhone Blend

  • France
  • Rhône
  • Southern Rhône
  • Châteauneuf-du-Pape
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Community Tasting Notes 94

  • aknot13 wrote: (93 points)

    May 28, 2016 - Very elegant and structured wine ! 15% alcohol not noticeable, beautifully balanced.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Phenol73 Likes this wine: (91 points)

    May 1, 2016 - Complex aromas of raspberries, blackberries, tilled soil and spice box. Good expression; harmonious. On the palate, quite rich with good follow through, although the acidity here is moderate and this can feel a touch flabby.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Anonymous wrote: (91 points)

    April 23, 2016 - Occasional dinner group; A vertical of 15 vintages Clos des Papes and some great extra's. (@ B in SvG): Beautiful bouquet with good fruits, garrigue, smoke and some toast. On the palate juicy red berry fruits like raspberries and also cherries. Good acidity and bitterness. The tannin is still a bit sticky and drying in the finish. A beautiful and elegant wine in its young maturity stage.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • cyak Likes this wine: (90 points)

    February 28, 2016 - Color - dark purple blue
    Nose - mushroomy/earthy with a hint of leather
    Taste - Dark cherry, raspberry, cranberry, mildly acidic/tannic moderate body, duration moderately long

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • theRealPepe wrote: (88 points)

    January 16, 2016 - No detailed notes - from a magnum, this was short and dry. Quite a disappointment, though well-crafted. Very Good.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer Clos des Papes
  • Varietal Red Rhone Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Rhône
  • SubRegion Southern Rhône
  • Appellation Châteauneuf-du-Pape
  • UPC Codes 3760043540044, 3760043540082, 3760043540099

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 276 (11%)
  • In Cellars 1,940 (75%)
  • Consumed 376 (15%)

Food Pairing

beef stew, lamb, Pasta, Steak

Who Likes This Wine

97% Like It  39 votes

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