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2010 Pegau, Domaine du Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee da Capo

  • Proprietary Blend
  • 750ML
  • RP100
  • WS98
  • RR98
  • IWC96
  • JR95

Reviews

RP100
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2013
Comprised of roughly 85% Grenache and the rest Syrah and other permitted varieties, aged all in foudre, the 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee da Capo is sheer perfection in a glass. Wine doesn’t get any better. Incredibly... Comprised of roughly 85% Grenache and the rest Syrah and other permitted varieties, aged all in foudre, the 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee da Capo is sheer perfection in a glass. Wine doesn’t get any better. Incredibly rich and concentrated, yet ethereal and even graceful, it boasts off-the-hook aromas of blackberry, licorice, spice-box, smoked meats and underbrush that continue to change and develop in the glass. Massive and decadent on the palate, yet again, with no weight and a seamless texture, this brilliant effort needs a handful of years in the cellar and will live to see its 30th birthday in fine form. Drink 2016-2040. - Jeb Dunnuck
WS98
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, October 2013
Heady and loaded, but defined, with stunning depth and intensity to the pastis-soaked plum, blackberry and cherry fruit flavors, lined with brick dust, baker's chocolate, espresso and smoldering tobacco. Long and... Heady and loaded, but defined, with stunning depth and intensity to the pastis-soaked plum, blackberry and cherry fruit flavors, lined with brick dust, baker's chocolate, espresso and smoldering tobacco. Long and tarry through the finish, but lush and alluring at the same time. A backdrop of chestnut and cedar adds even more range and character. A huge wine with amazing balance. Best from 2015 through 2035. – JM
RR98
Rhone Report - The Rhone Report, September 2011
Compared to the '09 Cuvée Réservée the 2010 Domaine du Pégaü Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée da Capo also tasted out of foudre is squeaky clean showing a dense mineral meat and earthy... Compared to the '09 Cuvée Réservée the 2010 Domaine du Pégaü Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée da Capo also tasted out of foudre is squeaky clean showing a dense mineral meat and earthy aromatic profile serious concentration and density and a full-bodied massively structured and classic mouth feel. Very unevolved and structured this beauty will require patience and should be cellared for a minimum of 7-8 years.
IWC96
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, January 2012
Glass-staining purple. Exotically perfumed expansive bouquet evokes candied red and dark berries Indian spices potpourri and woodsmoke. Deep broad and intense offering sappy raspberry and boysenberry flavors given spine... Glass-staining purple. Exotically perfumed expansive bouquet evokes candied red and dark berries Indian spices potpourri and woodsmoke. Deep broad and intense offering sappy raspberry and boysenberry flavors given spine by juicy acidity. Clings with outstanding tenacity finishing with smoky spice and floral notes.
JR95
Jancis Robinson - Jancis Robinson's Purple Pages, December 2011
Extremely sweet and lively. Racy, dense, notable tannins, extremely vivacious. Long and very rich indeed, even though the residual sugar is actually less than 1 g/l apparently. A loud wine. 18.5/20