Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red Rhône Blend 2007 (1500ml)

9.382 ratings on Delectable
$159

Beaucastel's 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape has turned out even better out of bottle than I predicted. An inky/ruby/purple color is followed by a glorious nose of blue and black fruits, truffles, pen ink, licorice, and meat juices as well as glorious levels of acidity and sweet tannin, buttressing the fruit's fabulous freshness and vibrancy. This full-bodied effort still displays considerable tannin, no doubt because of the relatively high Mourvedre content. It should resolve its tannins in 2-4 years, and last for 25 or more. Robert Parker

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Ratings on Delectable

Stefano Pinti Delectable Pro

Super, soft as velvet! Blackberries and some orange, violets and mix of spicy!

Super, soft as velvet! Blackberries and some orange, violets and mix of spicy!

9.7

Jimmy Hayes Delectable Pro

Estate Director Mayacamas Vineyard

Gonna have to assign an situational perfect score here... can't beat brown-bagged Beaucastel byo at the beef noodle place in Tin Hau. A surprisingly strong pairing with beef tripe, brisket, curry and boiled radishes with spicy sauce. #taileebeefsoupbottles

Gonna have to assign an situational perfect score here... can't beat brown-bagged Beaucastel byo at the beef noodle place in Tin Hau. A surprisingly strong pairing with beef tripe, brisket, curry and boiled radishes with spicy sauce. #taileebeefsoupbottles

10

Steve Bachmann Delectable Pro

Held its own in a blind tasting of top tier 2007 CDPs. I ranked 4th and group ranked 6th.

Held its own in a blind tasting of top tier 2007 CDPs. I ranked 4th and group ranked 6th.

9.3

Sam Klingberg Delectable Pro

Italian leather, Herbs de Provence, toasted chestnuts, flavor.

Italian leather, Herbs de Provence, toasted chestnuts, flavor.

9.3