2004 Domaine du Pégau Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée

Red Rhone Blend

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

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Community Tasting Note

  • Eric Likes this wine: 94 points

    April 25, 2019 - Celebrating CellarTracker's Fifteenth Anniversary (Seattle, WA): This has always been one of my favorite vintages of Pegau, and this opens up as an exceptionally meaty and vibrant bottle. Absolutely screaming of garrigue yet with a different energy than many other vintages. As I recall, in this vintage the entire white production went into this red wine. The only troubling note was some funkiness and a hint of oxidation that crept in as we sat with the bottle. I have every reason to believe it was a proper example (I have been drinking bottles from this same case for years and the cork was perfect), but there was just a hint of tiredness that started to show up in the wine. No matter, it is always a treat, but I am going to start drinking up my last ones while this is still a background note.

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  • Sennma commented:

    4/26/19, 12:39 PM - Congrats on 15 years! You have developed an amazing tool for wine lovers.
    ps - thanks for the note on the Pegau...still have some 750's and mags to open.

  • Eric commented:

    4/26/19, 12:53 PM - Amazingly I have purchased 28 bottles of 2004 Pegau and consumed 21. It has been one of my very favorite vintages.

  • BradA commented:

    4/26/19, 8:18 PM - Agreed, it’s a fantastic vintage for her wines. I prefer it over 03 and 05 and 07.

  • grapist commented:

    4/28/19, 8:32 AM - Congrats on 15! ‘04 Pegau has been a fave for me too. Your note is a great example of the usefulness of CT. I will be sure to drink up my remaining bottles.

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