Red

2007 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 127

  • Paco55 wrote: 96 points

    October 12, 2019 - Decanted for an hour - it could have used more. Stunning wine with shimmering power framed by fine tannins. Will be better in 10 years time but it is oh so good right now.

  • huse wrote: 78 points

    October 6, 2019 - A big disappointment. A completely unbalanced wine with heavy caramelized aromas on the nose and strong stewed plum fruit on the palate. Just drinkable but not really enjoyable. Only a one-off setback, or the sign to drink up your remaining bottles?

    Een zeer teleurstellende wijn, volledig uit balans, met een bouquet van stevig gekarameliseerde aroma’s en sterk gestoofd pruimenfruit in de mond. Drinkbaar maar ook niet meer dan dat. Ik weet niet, of dit een éénmalige tegenslag was, dan wel het signaal om uw resterende flessen snel op te drinken.

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  • King Julien wrote: 96 points

    May 31, 2019 - Decanted 4 hours.

  • etyc Likes this wine:

    March 30, 2019 - Popped around noon, and poured into a Voss bottle, to be served during dinner at ~7'ish pm. Deep purple, opaque. Scents of cassis, liquor fruit-cake aplenty. Sweet primary fruits on the palate - driven by blackberries and a tad of cured meats. However, this was beautifully balanced by good acidity/freshness. Still a baby, monolithic at that. Really wonder how this will develop with another decade (or two) of cellar ageing...?

  • Klugi Wine Likes this wine: 98 points

    December 21, 2018 - WOW!
    It’s hard to have a better interpretation of C9dP, I think it can be different but not really better.
    Lots of kirsch liquor, boysenberries, truffles and some marzipan. What makes this wine truly great is its inner balance and tension. It is in no way jamy but has a great structure and acidity to balance the immense power.
    The tannins are smooth but existing and I believe it will easily hold for another decade. Glad to have 2 more bottles.

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    January/February 2010, IWC Issue #148 (link)

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    January/February 2009, IWC Issue #142 (link)

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2007
  • 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 805109140349

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 245 (5%)
  • In Cellars 2,995 (60%)
  • Consumed 1,742 (35%)

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