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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Domaine du Pegau

Region:

Rhône

Appellation:

Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Châteauneuf du Pape, Cuvée de Capo, 2003

12x75cl £6,200.00

1 case

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Tasting Note:

"For the fourth time, the Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee da Capo has been produced, and for the fourth time, it has received a perfect score although I might back off the 2000's perfect score based on the fact that it seems to be more of an upper-ninety point wine than pure perfection these days. [...] At present the Capo reveals that extra level of flavor, power, complexity and richness. It is a big wine (16.1% alcohol – less than in the 1998, but more than in the 2000 and 2007) boasting a dark plum/garnet color as well as a stunning bouquet of aged beef intermixed with pepper, herbes de Provence, and steak au poivre. This unctuously textured, full-bodied Chateauneuf possesses enormous body, huge flavors and sweet, velvety tannins. [...] It is a modern day classic that should continue to provide provocative as well as compelling drinking for 20-30+ years. 100/100" Robert Parker, erobertparker.com

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