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Châteauneuf-du-Pape in 2019

For any lover of Grenache-based wines, and especially those found in the Southern Rhône, the appellation of Châteauneuf-du-Pape offers up many delicious pleasures which is why I’m very excited to share the 2019 report today. This report was compiled in... more »

For any lover of Grenache-based wines, and especially those found in the Southern Rhône, the... more »

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AOC Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2019

This report covers the current releases of this well-known appellation in the Southern Rhône. All wines were tasted during their annual Les Printemps de Châteauneuf in early April of 2019. Both reds and whites are covered here but note that as it was an open tasting, none of the wines were tasted under blind conditions.

This report covers the current releases of this well-known appellation in the Southern Rhône. All... more »

AOC Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2019

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