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1998 Pegau - Chateauneuf du Pape Da Capo
$649.00
750ml | SKU 68355
4 Available
WA
100
Ratings and Reviews

The debut vintage for their luxury old-vine cuvee, which is over 90% Grenache, the 1998 Cuvee da Capo is a monumental Chateauneuf du Pape. It was actually splendid to drink in its first 5-6 years of life, and then shut down very firmly, and is now just coming out of this dormant period. It is much more delineated than it was in its fat, grapy, almost overripe youthful state, and now shows extraordinary precision and definition. It is still a massive wine, opaque ruby/purple to the rim, with notes of camphor, meat juices, roasted herbs, licorice, pepper, and spice. Thick, unctuously textured, but with zesty acidity and sweet tannin.

Robert Parker - Wine Advocate 100
Producer
Country
France
Region
Rhone
Appellation
Chateauneuf du Pape
Type
Red

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