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Domaine De Vieux Télégraphe Télégramme 2012

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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.

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Domaine De Vieux Télégraphe Télégramme 2012, Châteauneuf-Du-Pape, Rhône A.C., France: Mature and robust with great complexity and concentration. Aromas of black cherry and cigar box. Pair with brisket. Drink: 2012-2020. 292722 14.80% XD 750 mL  $49.95 Score: 92/100. November 22, 2014 Top Rated Red Wine. Heavenly Hamburger Wine  Full Review



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