1998 Clos des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape
Proprietary Blend - 750ML
  • WS 96
  • WA 92

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WS 96
Wine Spectator, January 2007
Has a mature brick hint at the rim but this is still very youthful with an elegant silky core of red and black currant fruit that holds the upper hand over the i garrigue n graphite and licorice notes. The long very... Has a mature brick hint at the rim but this is still very youthful with an elegant silky core of red and black currant fruit that holds the upper hand over the i garrigue n graphite and licorice notes. The long very fine-grained finish lets an alluring incense note peek in. A beauty this is all about finesse and should cruise in the cellar.--1998 Châteauneuf-du-Pape retrospective. Drink now through 2027. 9915 cases made. –JM
WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2015
From a vintage called a "Grenache year" by Paul-Vincent, the 1998 Chateauneuf du Pape is atypically medium-bodied and supple, with an endearing, drink-me-now feel in its sweet fruits, cedar, spice, mint and... From a vintage called a "Grenache year" by Paul-Vincent, the 1998 Chateauneuf du Pape is atypically medium-bodied and supple, with an endearing, drink-me-now feel in its sweet fruits, cedar, spice, mint and charcuterie-laced aromas and flavors. Pretty, classy and balanced, it's another wine I'd lean toward drinking soon rather than later. - Jeb Dunnuck
Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-region Southern Rhone
Vintage 1998