2016 Pierre Usseglio Chateauneuf du Pape Not For You
Proprietary Blend - 1.5L
2016 Pierre Usseglio Chateauneuf du Pape Not For You
  • JD 100
  • WA 98
  • VN 97

Reg: $925.00

$875.00

This product is
out of stock

Reg: $925.00

$875.00

This product is
out of stock

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JD 100
jebdunnuck.com, August 2019
There's a single barrel of the 2016 Châteauneuf Du Pape Not For You, which is 100% Grenache from the Les Serres lieu-dit from the oldest vines of the estate. It wasn’t destemmed and spent two years in a neutral barrel. It...   There's a single barrel of the 2016 Châteauneuf Du Pape Not For You, which is 100% Grenache from the Les Serres lieu-dit from the oldest vines of the estate. It wasn’t destemmed and spent two years in a neutral barrel. It offers an incredible bouquet of kirsch, blackberries, incense, white flowers, garrigue and spice that develops beautifully with time in the glass. Rich, powerful, full-bodied, and concentrated, it nevertheless glides over the palate with no weight, ultra-fine tannins, and a singular, exotic, lengthy style.  
WA 98
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2019
Finally in the bottle after close to 30 months in barrel, the 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape Not For You—100% Grenache planted in 1909—is a big, oversized wine that somehow retains intricate herbal and fresh-fruit notes. Hints...   Finally in the bottle after close to 30 months in barrel, the 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape Not For You—100% Grenache planted in 1909—is a big, oversized wine that somehow retains intricate herbal and fresh-fruit notes. Hints of black tea accent black cherries on the nose, while the full-bodied palate is lush and warm yet finishes with briny intensity and outstanding length. Unfortunately, only a single barrique was produced. - Joe Czerwinski  
VN 97
Vinous, December 2019
Deep ruby-red. A highly complex bouquet evokes red fruit preserves, exotic spices, candied flowers and garrigue, and a vibrant mineral flourish gains power with air. Shows superb power as well as finesse, offering vibrant...   Deep ruby-red. A highly complex bouquet evokes red fruit preserves, exotic spices, candied flowers and garrigue, and a vibrant mineral flourish gains power with air. Shows superb power as well as finesse, offering vibrant raspberry, bitter cherry, lavender pastille and spicecake flavors that turn deeper and sweeter on the back half. Shows wonderful delineation and intense mineral lift on a gently tannic finish that hangs on with outstanding, floral- and spice-driven persistence. Made with 100% whole clusters and raised in tronconic concrete tanks. -- Josh Raynolds  
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-region Southern Rhone
Vintage 2016
Size 1.5L