2010 Pierre Usseglio Chateauneuf du Pape

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  • Proprietary Blend
  • 750ML
  • WA 93
  • WS 93
  • VN 92
  • WE 92

Reviews for 2010 Pierre Usseglio Chateauneuf du Pape

WA 93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2012
The 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Tradition was cropped at 23 hectoliters per hectare (overall it was a small crop in 2010) and is a blend of mostly Grenache and 20% Syrah with 80% aged in old wood foudres and 20% in small... The 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Tradition was cropped at 23 hectoliters per hectare (overall it was a small crop in 2010) and is a blend of mostly Grenache and 20% Syrah with 80% aged in old wood foudres and 20% in small barrels. The alcohol level came in at 15.5%. Classic black raspberry black cherry garrigue and lavender notes hit the palate with considerable authority. The Syrah component provides a slightly deeper purple hue to the color than is apparent in some other vintages. The extra level of concentration due to the tiny yields has resulted in a full-bodied rich wine with super purity. It is already accessible and should keep for 10-15 years.
WS 93
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, October 2012
This is electric, with charged-up, vivid blueberry, fig, blackberry and boysenberry fruit all drenched in pastis and toasted spice and backed by a licorice snap note that lets the finish flow on beautifully. Approachable... This is electric, with charged-up, vivid blueberry, fig, blackberry and boysenberry fruit all drenched in pastis and toasted spice and backed by a licorice snap note that lets the finish flow on beautifully. Approachable, but no need to hurry either. Drink now through 2025. – JM
VN 92
Vinous - Antonio Galloni's Vinous, January 2013
Vivid ruby. A powerful bouquet presents candied red fruits, Asian spices and a hint of potpourri. Silky and expansive, offering vibrant raspberry and cherry flavors and showing a seamless character. Closes spicy and very... Vivid ruby. A powerful bouquet presents candied red fruits, Asian spices and a hint of potpourri. Silky and expansive, offering vibrant raspberry and cherry flavors and showing a seamless character. Closes spicy and very long, with lingering florality and impressive clarity. One of, if not the most successful "basic" Chateauneufs I've ever had from this address. -- Josh Raynolds
WE 92
Wine Enthusiast - Wine Enthusiast, August 2013
Featuring bright, spicy red-fruit aromas, this is an exciting wine just to smell. Add in flavors of raspberry and cream, a lush texture, ample weight and a long-spice-driven finish, and you’ve got the whole package, at a... Featuring bright, spicy red-fruit aromas, this is an exciting wine just to smell. Add in flavors of raspberry and cream, a lush texture, ample weight and a long-spice-driven finish, and you’ve got the whole package, at a realistic price. So ready and easy to drink now, it’s reasonable to question its ageability, but on the other hand, why wait?
JJB 93
Alex Shaw - JJ Buckley, November 2012
Dark purple core with a ruby rim. Aromas of blackberry plum and cassis mix with notes of licorice lavender spice and a touch of toast on a forward inviting nose. Lush purple and black fruit are balance beautifully with... Dark purple core with a ruby rim. Aromas of blackberry plum and cassis mix with notes of licorice lavender spice and a touch of toast on a forward inviting nose. Lush purple and black fruit are balance beautifully with ample minerality and vibrant acidity giving the wine an impression of focus and energy while still displaying a soft approachability. With nicely integrated tannins this is a wonderful release from Usseglio that is nicely approachable now and should continue to impress for another 10-15 years easily.