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2012 Domaine de la Charbonniere French - Rhone (Red Blend) "Les Hautes Brusquieres Chateauneuf du Pape"

Winery: Domaine de la Charbonniere

Vintage: 2012

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Les Hautes Brusquieres Chateauneuf du Pape"

Wine Category: French - Rhone (Red Blend)

Grape blend: 60% Grenache, 39% Syrah & 1% Counoise

Region: Chateauneuf du Pape

State or country: France

Price: $59

Cases produced: 400

KWG Score: 93.2 (based on 4 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (92)

Review date: April 24, 2014

Wine Review: This dark ruby colored Chateauneuf du Pape opens with a black licorice bouquet with hints of black cherry and oak. On the palate, this wine is full bodied, dynamic and velvety. The flavor profile is a tasty blueberry with hints of blackberry, oak and black cherry. It’s pretty complex. The finish is dry and its tannins build up and stick around for a while. I would pair this terrific wine with a wild boar ragu bolognese. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

Organic status: not organic

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