Clos Saint Jean Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes 2017 | 750 ml.

Item #: 90564

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Primary Grape: Grenache | All Grapes: Grenache

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Critical Acclaim

RP93+ Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 31st Aug 2018

"The 2017 Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes, an exclusive to the American importer, includes Grenache from vines planted in 1905. It’s richer and rounder than the regular Châteauneuf-du-Pape, showing better balance and concentration, flavors that are fresher and brighter — more blueberry than dark plum — and an intriguing note of licorice on the finish. There’s still a touch of warmth, but this looks special." (93–95 pts.)

RP93 Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 30th Aug 2019

"The 2017 Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes starts off with scents of tapenade, then adds ripe cherries and cola notes. Dark and concentrated, it’s full-bodied and open-knit, perhaps a bit coarser than the elegant 2016, with a touch of chocolate on the long finish. The Grenache in this cuvée was planted in 1905, making this a relative value among old-vine offerings." (93 pts.)

Rhone

Located along the path of the Rhone River, the Rhone wine region in southeastern France is beautiful and very productive. It's typically divided into two sub-regions, the Northern Rhone and Southern Rhone, and the wines produced in these sub-regions are very different from one another.

The southern Rhone is warm and dry, and produces robust, full-flavored red wines, oftentimes blends with Grenache used as the primary grape. Chateauneuf-du-Pape is without question the most celebrated town for wine production in the Southern Rhone region.

Meanwhile, the Northern Rhone features a cooler climate and steep-sloped vineyards. Syrah is the dominant red grape, and the wines are typically tannic, deeply colored, and highly acidic wines (which leads them to get better with age).

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France

The French did not invent winemaking. They simply perfected it. For centuries, France has been producing wines that inspire poetry, awe, and wonder; wines that blur the lines between nature, craftsmanship, cuisine and art. These are the wines that inspired cultures around the globe to follow in France’s footsteps, planting Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Grenache, Merlot, Semillon and more.

Yet as often as they are emulated, the magic of their terroirs can never be duplicated. You may taste Cabernet from around the world, but perhaps none as elegant and regal as Bordeaux. You may try Pinot Noir or Chardonnay from various climates, but none with the earth-bound soul and ethereal reach of Burgundy.

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More Information
SKU90564
Product TypeWine
Alternate NameClos Saint Jean Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes
CountryFrance
RegionRhone
DistrictSouthern Rhone
Product Location - Location-AppellationChateauneuf-du-Pape
Package Size750 ml.
Proof/Alcohol by Volume16%
Wine/Spirit BrandClos Saint Jean
Bottles per Case12
Vintage2017
Bin Location35
Can it Be ShippedYes
Premier PickNo
Wine TypeTable Wine
Wine - ColorRed
Grape(s)Grenache
Primary GrapeGrenache
Dollar Sale (Y/N)No