The 2006 Chateauneuf du Pape a blend of 80% Grenache, 10% Syrah, and
the rest Mourvedre and Cinsault, aged in tank (20%) and old wood
foudres (80%), reveals classic Provencal typicity with its notes of
sweet black cherries, lavender, licorice, roasted herbs, and meat. Soft
and lush with a luxurious mouthfeel as well as a stunningly silky
texture, this beauty can be enjoyed over the next 10-12 years.Â RP 90What
a superlative performance from proprietors Jean-Pierre and Thierry
Usseglio. This is one of the few estates where the 2006s are so great
that they eclipse their brilliant 2005s, and come very close to what
was accomplished in 2007. 2007 is another stunning success from
brothers Jean-Pierre and Thierry Usseglio.
A much more complex nose offers up notes...
(this cuvée has included a new 10...
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