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 69

  • Herschel Krustofski Likes this wine: (91 points)

    November 17, 2014 - [J&B Rhone tasting] It was already accessible this time last year although I wasn't impressed back then. Now, agree with Rossi: It has evolved and beginning to build some character, though admittedly, still pales in comparisons with the 2009 and the 2011 tasted this evening. For a 2008 this is very good indeed.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • rossi.wine wrote: (92 points)

    November 17, 2014 - Good structure, much less weight and sweetness compared to the 2009, more elegant, but also less complex, concentrated and long. Nicely evolved, fresh, good fruit. Very good finish. 91-93

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Likes this wine: (92 points)

    November 9, 2014 - Popped and decanted, and promptly drank over the next three hours. Always good value for the money. Too bad these are going up in price.

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

    November 4, 2014 - No notes.

  • kidsmurf2000 wrote: (91 points)

    October 3, 2014 - seems to be loosing some intensity, and those classis cdp flavors... Gas sone nice evolution, but I prefer it younger

    2 people 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 Code 3760043540082

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 263 (11%)
  • In Cellars 1826 (78%)
  • Consumed 264 (11%)

Food Pairing

beef stew

Who Likes This Wine

95% Like It  20 votes