2006 Vieux Donjon Chateauneuf du Pape

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  • Proprietary Blend
  • 750ML
  • IWC 94
  • WA 94
  • WS 93

Reviews for 2006 Vieux Donjon Chateauneuf du Pape

IWC 94
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, February 2008
Deep ruby. Smoky cherry and blackcurrant aromas convey a wild gamey quality along with suave floral and mineral lift smells like a northern Rhone wine. Deep dark fruit liqueur and olive flavors are sharpened by zesty... Deep ruby. Smoky cherry and blackcurrant aromas convey a wild gamey quality along with suave floral and mineral lift smells like a northern Rhone wine. Deep dark fruit liqueur and olive flavors are sharpened by zesty minerals and finish with impressive grip and thrust. Combines energy and depth deftly.
WA 94
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2014
The 2006 Chateauneuf du Pape is forward and ready to go, with plenty of kirsch, blackberry, garrigue and cured meat aromas and flavors all emerging from the glass. Full-bodied and nicely concentrated, it’s a classic... The 2006 Chateauneuf du Pape is forward and ready to go, with plenty of kirsch, blackberry, garrigue and cured meat aromas and flavors all emerging from the glass. Full-bodied and nicely concentrated, it’s a classic, elegant and complex red that can be enjoyed anytime over the coming decade or longer. As is common with a lot of 2006s, it has a traditional feel, yet offers solid fruit and texture. - Jeb Dunnuck
WS 93
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 2008
Slightly firm with junpier sage and sandalwood hints framing dark plum currant coffee and mineral notes. The grippy finish has a cedar note in the background with hints of black tea and tar. A gutsy style with fresh... Slightly firm with junpier sage and sandalwood hints framing dark plum currant coffee and mineral notes. The grippy finish has a cedar note in the background with hints of black tea and tar. A gutsy style with fresh acidity in reserve. Best from 2009 through 2028. 4330 cases made. –JM