1998 Domaine de Marcoux Chateauneuf du Pape
Chateauneuf-du-Pape, France
 
WB Rating: 90

 
Alcohol by volume: 14.5%
Price at time of purchase: $25.00 (Premier Cru)
 
Type: Rhone
Principal varietal(s): Chateauneuf blend

At age 10 the rough edges are gone from this beauty. Fruit-laden nose (cassis, black cherry, plum, leather, smoke) and a beautifully sweet, ripe mouth feel and finish. Impeccably balanced, smooth yet with plenty of complexity and kirsch-edged punch. - HK 2008-11-08

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