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2011 Giraud, Domaine Chateauneuf du Pape Tradition

  • Proprietary Blend
  • 750ML
  • RP 93
  • WS 90
  • IWC 90

Reviews for 2011 Giraud, Domaine Chateauneuf du Pape Tradition

RP 93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2013
Along the same lines, the smoking good 2011 Chateauneuf du Pape Tradition is a blend of 60% Grenache, 35% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre, from 50-to-80-year-old vines, with the Grenache and Mourvedre aged all in concrete and the... Along the same lines, the smoking good 2011 Chateauneuf du Pape Tradition is a blend of 60% Grenache, 35% Syrah and 5% Mourvedre, from 50-to-80-year-old vines, with the Grenache and Mourvedre aged all in concrete and the Syrah in 2-to-6-year-old barrels. Knockout stuff, with sweet black currants, cassis, licorice, pepper and wild herbs, this full-bodied, supple and seamlessly textured beauty will drink nicely through 2021. Drink now-2021. - Jeb Dunnuck
WS 90
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, November 2013
This features a saturated feel, showing steeped plum and blackberry fruit, layered with pastis, charcoal and spice cake. Delivers a fleshy, polished finish. Drink now through 2023
IWC 90
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, January 2013
(IWC88-90 points) Vivid red. Spicy raspberry and cherry aromas are complicated by suggestions of pungent herbs and flowers. Broad, sappy red berry flavors pack serious punch and are lifted by a refreshingly bitter blood... (IWC88-90 points) Vivid red. Spicy raspberry and cherry aromas are complicated by suggestions of pungent herbs and flowers. Broad, sappy red berry flavors pack serious punch and are lifted by a refreshingly bitter blood orange quality. Finishes with gentle sweetness, soft tannins and a tangy white pepper note. - Josh Raynolds