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Halos De Jupiter 2016 Wine Review

Halos De Jupiter 2016

Halos De Jupiter 2016

Côtes Du Rhône, Rhône A.C., France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2018-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Halos de Jupiter

Agent: Halpern Enterprises

Natalie's Score: 92/100

A full-bodied southern French red wine from the Rhine Valley with gorgeous aromas of black fruit and pleasantly bitter, dry finish. Winemaker Michel Gassier and oenologist Philippe Cambie have crafted a blockbuster here. Pair with roast duck.

Food pairings: pepper steak, hamburgers, roasted root vegetables.

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This Halos De Jupiter 2016 was reviewed on November 9, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

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GREAT NORTHERN & SECOND LINE20 Add
MAPLEVIEW & BRYNE DRIVE11 Add
HWY 169 & GORDON ST10 Add
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  • 254995
  • $18.23 
  • 1,743 bottles
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Lynn Valley63 Add
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Reviews and Ratings

Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Dynamic stuff from the Rhone, with lots of black briar, black cherry, fig paste, camphor, graphite, fruit pit, and crushed rock. There's some dried purple and black flower on the finish. Drink now through 2022. 91 Points.
Wineboy rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Sweet candied berries on the nose while berries and popcorn were the flavours I saw. Has some tannins so you could keep this 3-4 years from now.
Halos de Jupiter (2016) is a full-bodied Rhone red produced by winemaker Michel Gassier and oenologist Philippe Cambie. Drink now and for the next three years. Pair with roast duck. - Community Wine Reviews

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