2004 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Red Rhone Blend

  • France
  • Rhône
  • Southern Rhône
  • Châteauneuf-du-Pape

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  • danielk168 wrote: 89 points

    December 5, 2013 - Peaked around 1 hour after opening, not decanted, good but not great. Dropped rather fast after 2 hours.

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  • StefanAkiko commented:

    12/5/13, 1:02 PM - CT average seems to indicate that this wine is still rather young. How do you agree with that? When do you think this wine will peak? ...or peaked?

  • danielk168 commented:

    12/6/13, 12:08 AM - I was quite surprised that this bottle dropped that quickly, my last bottle of Beaucastel was 94 and it lasted quite a bit. I think this could be an off bottle or poor storage.

  • StefanAkiko commented:

    12/6/13, 11:46 AM - Thanks for the input and better luck with the next one.

  • danielk168 commented:

    12/6/13, 10:33 PM - I just came back from a 10 day visit to Kyoto which was stunningly beautiful this time of the year as usual. I used to live in Nakano-ku Tokyo and perhaps should get together sometime to share some good wine and swap tales of our stay in Japan.

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