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Raymond Usseglio Cuvee Imperiale Châteauneuf-Du-Pape 2013 Wine Review

Raymond Usseglio Cuvee Imperiale Châteauneuf-Du-Pape 2013

Raymond Usseglio Cuvee Imperiale Châteauneuf-Du-Pape 2013

Rhone A.C., France

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $57.95

Drink: 2017-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 15.3%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Raymond Usseglio

Agent: The Case For Wine

Natalie's Score: 92/100

An extraordinary Châteauneuf from the 2012 vintage, with pronounced aromas of black fruit, smoke, violets, anise and pepper. Provençal aromas of garrigue, pepper, black cherry, and anise. Long finish. Complex and beautifully structured. Pair with prime rib.

Châteauneuf-Du-Pape food pairings: prime rib roast, roast garlic chicken, veal chops in wine sauce.

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This Raymond Usseglio Cuvee Imperiale Châteauneuf-Du-Pape 2013 was reviewed on March 4, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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This Châteauneuf-Du-Pape from France's Rhone wine region is a blend of 90% Grenache and other traditional CNDP varieties grown in the sandy soils of the Piallon and Girardette lieux-dits. Raymond Usseglio Cuvee Imperiale (2013) is full-bodied and rich with ripe black cherry and plum fruit, finished with earthy and spicy flavours. Tannins are supple and there is good length on this wine. Drink now and for the next 10 years. - Community Wine Reviews

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