2004 Chapoutier Chateauneuf du Pape Barbe Rac

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  • Proprietary Blend
  • 1.5L
  • WS 95
  • WA 93
  • IWC 92

Reviews for 2004 Chapoutier Chateauneuf du Pape Barbe Rac

WS 95
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, August 2007
Combines fruit and terroirin spades with notes of raspberry ganache and fig layered with tar loam and garrigue. Builds slowly through the finish delivering an encore of dark fruit and minerality with a hint of grilled... Combines fruit and terroirin spades with notes of raspberry ganache and fig layered with tar loam and garrigue. Builds slowly through the finish delivering an encore of dark fruit and minerality with a hint of grilled beef. A huge wine that demands cellaring. Best from 2009 through 2027. 600 cases made. -JM
WA 93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2007
Displaying a deep ruby hue the 2004 Chateauneuf du Pape Barbe Rac is a classic example of Chateauneuf offering superb aromas of roasted herbs licorice ground pepper and sweet black cherry fruit. It too tips the scales at... Displaying a deep ruby hue the 2004 Chateauneuf du Pape Barbe Rac is a classic example of Chateauneuf offering superb aromas of roasted herbs licorice ground pepper and sweet black cherry fruit. It too tips the scales at over 16% natural alcohol but doesn't show it which is a tribute to these ancient Grenache vines. Deep full-bodied and opulent it is best consumed during its first 15 years of life.
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, January 2007
Medium red. Wild pungent dark cherry and blackberry aromas with strong tobacco and espresso accents. Deep and rich with liqueur-like dark fruit flavors powerful tannins and a meaty sauvage quality building on the... Medium red. Wild pungent dark cherry and blackberry aromas with strong tobacco and espresso accents. Deep and rich with liqueur-like dark fruit flavors powerful tannins and a meaty sauvage quality building on the surprisingly sweet finish. A brooding powerful example of the vintage and in need of cellar time.