Janasse Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes 2019

Grenache/Garnacha from Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Southern Rhône, Rhône, France
JD 96-99
DE 97
PRE-ARRIVAL
Item # 338609

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$97.95

750ml
Pre-arrival (ETA: Oct 2021) 12+ Available
96-99 points Jeb Dunnuck: "Lovers of brilliant Châteauneuf du Pape should snatch up bottles of the 2019 Châteauneuf Du Pape Vieilles Vignes, which comes mostly from the northeastern sector of the appellation, from the La Janasse lieu-dit as well as from the La Crau lieu-dit. Revealing a deeper ruby/plum color to go with a spectacular bouquet of peppery garrigue, smoked meats, blackcurrants, black cherries, and truffly earth, this beauty hits the palate with full-bodied richness and has no hard edges, with building tannins and another blockbuster of a finish. While this wine is always rich and powerful, it’s the level of elegance and purity that really sets it apart in this vintage. Give bottles 2-3 years in the cellar and enjoy over the following 20+ years or more. (10/6/20)"

97 points Matt Walls (Decanter): "Lovely density of dark fruit, full and weighty on the palate. Powerful, long, concentrated and fresh. The alcohol is a little warming, but generally the impression is one of warmth, generosity and endlessly deep, dark fruit. One for the cellar. Fermented in concrete, matured for 12 months in foudre and demi-muid. Drinking Window: 2021-2040. (Oct 2020)"
** This item is offered on Pre-arrival and is subject to the terms of our Pre-Arrival Policy **
96-99 points Jeb Dunnuck: "Lovers of brilliant Châteauneuf du Pape should snatch up bottles of the 2019 Châteauneuf Du Pape Vieilles Vignes, which comes mostly from the northeastern sector of the appellation, from the La Janasse lieu-dit as well as from the La Crau lieu-dit. Revealing a deeper ruby/plum color to go with a spectacular bouquet of peppery garrigue, smoked meats, blackcurrants, black cherries, and truffly earth, this beauty hits the palate with full-bodied richness and has no hard edges, with building tannins and another blockbuster of a finish. While this wine is always rich and powerful, it’s the level of elegance and purity that really sets it apart in this vintage. Give bottles 2-3 years in the cellar and enjoy over the following 20+ years or more. (10/6/20)"

97 points Matt Walls (Decanter): "Lovely density of dark fruit, full and weighty on the palate. Powerful, long, concentrated and fresh. The alcohol is a little warming, but generally the impression is one of warmth, generosity and endlessly deep, dark fruit. One for the cellar. Fermented in concrete, matured for 12 months in foudre and demi-muid. Drinking Window: 2021-2040. (Oct 2020)"
Product SKU 338609
Producer Janasse
Country France
Region Rhône
SubRegion Southern Rhône
Appellation Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Varietal Grenache/Garnacha
Designation Vieilles Vignes
Vintage 2019
Size 750ml
Color Red
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