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Domaine De Vieux Télégraphe Télégramme 2012 Wine Review

Domaine De Vieux Télégraphe Télégramme 2012

Domaine De Vieux Télégraphe Télégramme 2012

Châteauneuf-Du-Pape, Rhône A.C., France

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $49.95

Drink: 2012-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.8%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Domaine De Vieux Télégraphe

Agent: John Hanna & Sons Limited

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Mature and robust with great complexity and concentration. Aromas of black cherry and cigar box. Pair with brisket.

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This Domaine De Vieux Télégraphe Télégramme 2012 was reviewed on November 22, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Neil Phillips rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

The second label (and physically one of the most distinctive and playful out there, at that) from Vignobles Brunier, this CdP is more Gamay-strong than their famed La Crau. While predominantly from their "newer" vines, none are less than 20 years in this case.

Classic nose of crushed black pepper nose, cigar box, spruce (medicinal), grilled meat, and a floral upper note. There is a lot going on, but overall a "lighter" nose than expected.

On the palate, heavier spice notes, not just pepper but anise, herbs, cranberry, crabapple and cherry. Warm and spicy (and almost medicinal) on the finish, but not overly so: this is well integrated. More savoury than ripe fruit in overall flavor profile.

While the winery suggests drinking these young, that has to be put in the context of La Crau. I would age this up to perhaps ten years.

Tasted May 2015.
This towering Rhone red wine is made from grapes grown on vine that are about 30 years old, and is blend of 80% Grenache, 10% of Syrah, 7% Mourvèdre, and 3% Clairette grapes. Pair with burgers. - Community Wine Reviews

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