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Brotte La Fiole Chateauneuf Du Pape Wine Review

Brotte La Fiole Chateauneuf Du Pape

Brotte La Fiole Chateauneuf Du Pape

Rhone, France

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $36.55

Drink: 2015-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Brotte

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 90/100

This is a non-vintage dated southern French red wine blend from the Rhone. Aromas of sour cherry and dust. Full-bodied. Needs a rare steak.

La Fiole Chateauneuf Du Pape food pairings: Delicious with beef bourgignon.

This Brotte La Fiole Chateauneuf Du Pape was reviewed on September 28, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

More Vintages: 2004  2008 

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • BCLDB
  • 12286
  • $41.49 
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Reviews and Ratings

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

This offering from Pere Anselme has recently become non-vintage. This is important information for those buying this Chateauneuf for the purposes of aging/cellaring. This wine is specifically intended to be drunk the same year it was purchased.
As far as Chateauneufs go, it is quite light and fruity. However, it still manages a lot of supple red fruit and texture.
The wine's appearance shows some slight orange/bricking at the rim - a sign of aging. We'll never really know how old this wine is or how it was treated. It could be a sign of premature oxidation to coax out some age characteristics in a wine meant to be drunk soon.
On the aromas, there are a lot of red fruit aromas dusted with some cocoa and mulling spices. It has a lot of alcohol evident on the nose, but the oak is fairly well incorporated.
From the palate, it becomes clear there is a lot of Grenache here. Superripe red and black fruit - cherry, blackberry, dates, loganberry. Pleasing and easy to appreciate.
Pair thos with a bloody steak, some fliberts, or maybe dry salami.
Garnet ruby red colour. Fresh red berries, cherry and oak spice on the nose. Medium- to full-bodied with cherry and oak flavours, great mouthfeel. Well balanced with medium length finish.

Source: Agent (Mark Anthony Brands)

1 Member would buy this wine again

 

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