Domaine de Beaurenard Châteauneuf du Pape 2007
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Domaine de Beaurenard Châteauneuf du Pape 2007
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Domaine de Beaurenard

The bunches are picked and sorted by hand. They are then destemmed, slightly crushed and placed in a fermenting vat. These steps, combined with long vatting, gently extract the maximum amount of phenolic constituents - tannins, anthocyans and resveratrol - which give the wine its structure and colour and also have health-promoting properties. During the 12-15 months the wine spends in barrels and truncated vats, we continue to refine its structure to achieve balance and harmony. We make highly concentrated wines of great finesse, elegance and minerality. This is the true signature and pedigree of the local soils, which makes Beaurenard wines suited to lengthy ageing. They can also be drunk young, to procure an intense, lush pleasure.

Wine Spectator

Fresh and forward, with rounded texture and slightly jammy notes of plum, fig and blackberry fruit laid softly over a mineral streak. Open and juicy through the finish, picking up blueberry and fruitcake hints that balance the forward fruit. Drink now through 2019.

Score: 91. —James Molesworth, October 15, 2009.

Wine Advocate

The same thing cannot be said of the very seductive, full-bodied, deep ruby-purple-colored 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape. This is a beauty, with plenty of chocolatey black raspberry and cherry fruit and hints of licorice, smoke, and roasted herbs. The wine is full-bodied, rich, pure, and impeccably well-made. It can be drunk now or cellared for 10-12+ years.

Score: 90. —Robert Parker, October 2009.

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