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Domaine de Cristia Vieilles Vignes CDP 2015 (750ML)

$79.95
SKU:
CRICPCVVB5B
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  • Other Details

    Vintage:
    2015
    Format:
    750ML
    Appellation:
    Chateauneuf du Pape
    Region:
    Southern Rhone
    Stock Status:
    Pre-Arrival

    Critic Scores, Reviews & Descriptions

    97 WS / 93-95 WA / 93-95 VM

    This delivers a lush, enticing blast of cassis and raspberry and boysenberry preserve flavors, carried by a silky structure that lets the fruit play out at length, giving adequate time for black tea, singed apple wood, dried anise and fruitcake notes to fill in throughout. Dreamy. Grenache. Best from 2020 through 2040.- JM

    My favorite of the barrel samples was the 2015 Châteauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes, which is 100% Grenache that was completely destemmed and aged in a mix of demi-muids, new barrels and older barrels. It offers awesome notes of plums, blackberries, blueberries, garrigue and roasted meats in a sexy, even flamboyant, full-bodied style that will be hard to resist in its youth. Again, there’s a touch of volatile acidity here, but it handles it well. - Jeb Dunnuck, Wine Advocate

    (raised entirely in neutral demi-muids) Brilliant violet. Sexy, spice- and mineral-accented aromas of ripe red berries and incense carry a suave floral topnote. Juicy, penetrating and concentrated yet lithe, displaying impressive power and lift to the raspberry liqueur, spicecake and lavender pastille flavors. Closes with resonating spiciness, silky, slow-building tannins and a strong echo of sappy red fruit. The marriage of depth and vivacity here is quite impressive. - Josh Raynolds, Vinous Media

     

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