Domaine Les Girard du Boucou Chateauneuf du Pape 2011

$43.99

SKU 06553

750ml

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Aged in barrels for 12 months and then in tank for 6 months. In our Chateauneuf du Pape, ruby-red of hue with purple highlights you will find the aroma of spices, leather and rope berry fruits with overtones of licorice.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country France
Region Rhone
Appellation Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Brand Domaine Les Girard du Boucou
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Wine AdvocateThe 2011 Chateauneuf du Pape, which still has not been bottled, looks to be a good to very good effort. A blend of roughly 60% Grenache, 20% Mourvedre, 10% Counoise and the balance other permitted varieties, it displays plenty of lavender, licorice, tar and plum with a dense, chewy, slightly foursquare and rustic feel on the palate. Nevertheless, there's lots to like here and it should have a broad drink window. Drink 2014-2021.

Jeb Dunnuck, October 2013