2010 Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf du Pape
Proprietary Blend - 750ML

  • WA 97
  • RR 96
  • WS 96
  • IWC 94
  • W&S 94

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Reg: $89.94

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This product is
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WA 97
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2012
Performing considerably better than it did prior to bottling the 2010 Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf du Pape is one of the all-time great Vieux Telegraphes I have tasted in the last 3+ decades. I believe it is even superior... Performing considerably better than it did prior to bottling the 2010 Vieux Telegraphe Chateauneuf du Pape is one of the all-time great Vieux Telegraphes I have tasted in the last 3+ decades. I believe it is even superior to the 2007 which I had several weeks ago. The 2010 boasts a dense purple color along with a sumptuous bouquet of spring flowers boysenberries black cherries black currants nori (the sushi seaweed wrapper) black olives licorice and pepper. This full-bodied meaty thick juicy effort possesses a boatload of tannin but it also has incredible concentration. More massive than I remember from last year it has put on considerable weight and intensity. Forget it for 3-4 years and drink it over the following 25-30 years. Kudos to Daniel and Frederic Brunier!
RR 96
Rhone Report - The Rhone Report, September 2011
The same blend and elevage as the '09 the 2010 Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe Châteauneuf-du-Pape La Crau shows more black fruit characteristics with beautiful minerality earth spice and pepper on the nose. This is followed... The same blend and elevage as the '09 the 2010 Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe Châteauneuf-du-Pape La Crau shows more black fruit characteristics with beautiful minerality earth spice and pepper on the nose. This is followed by a medium to full-bodied wine that has solid structure loads of depth and mid-palate concentration and a very long finish. Certainly a worthy successor to the '09 and possibly even matching the fantastic '07 this brilliant hugely promising Châteauneuf-du-Pape should have upwards of two decades of prime drinking. 93-96+
WS 96
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, November 2012
Coated with unctuous linzer torte warm plum sauce and pure cassis fruit flavors while notes of maduro tobacco mint green fig and toasted anise flitter throughout. This is lush and dense but well-harnessed through the... Coated with unctuous linzer torte warm plum sauce and pure cassis fruit flavors while notes of maduro tobacco mint green fig and toasted anise flitter throughout. This is lush and dense but well-harnessed through the finish with a mouthwatering roasted apple wood note and lingering fresh acidity. Best from 2014 through 2030. 4200 cases imported. -JM
IWC 94
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, January 2013
Vivid ruby. Intense red fruit and floral aromas are complicated by notes of anise, allspice and minerals. Sappy and incisive on the palate, offering pliant raspberry and bitter cherry flavors and an exotic lavender... Vivid ruby. Intense red fruit and floral aromas are complicated by notes of anise, allspice and minerals. Sappy and incisive on the palate, offering pliant raspberry and bitter cherry flavors and an exotic lavender pastille quality. Becomes livelier and spicier with air and finishes with supple tannins, outstanding clarity and noteworthy persistence. - Josh Raynolds
W&S 94
Wine & Spirits - Wine & Spirits, February 2013
La Crau, in the southeastern corner of Châteauneuf, is a high, galet-covered plateau where the Bruniers farm 173 acres. In 2010, their vines produced a decadent red with a fine-boned complexity. It feels perfectly ripe... La Crau, in the southeastern corner of Châteauneuf, is a high, galet-covered plateau where the Bruniers farm 173 acres. In 2010, their vines produced a decadent red with a fine-boned complexity. It feels perfectly ripe, cherry-red and firm, its succulence pointed up by the bright acidity. It also feels completely natural, with a fruity licorice spice, wildflower notes and ruddy earth tones adding details that seem to reference a particular place.
JJB 98
Chuck Hayward - JJ Buckley, April 2011
From a barrel sample unknown cépage . Darkly colored through to the rim the powerful aromas of dark fruit are bright and vibrant. This precision carries through to the palate where the blackberry and black cherry flavors... From a barrel sample unknown cépage . Darkly colored through to the rim the powerful aromas of dark fruit are bright and vibrant. This precision carries through to the palate where the blackberry and black cherry flavors are vibrant and focused. Complex and concentrated there is an abundance of fruit here that will offer great texture 2-3 years down the road and should last 20 years easily. An exciting glimpse into the future here!
Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-region Southern Rhone
Appellation Chateauneuf du Pape
Vintage 2010