Les Cailloux Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Centenaire 2001
Item #: 892906
Description: The Cuvee Centenaire is produced from ancient vine (planted in 1889) Grenache (80% of the blend, along with 8% Syrah and 12% Mourvedre). The 2001 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Centenaire is superior to the 2000, but slightly behind the 1998. This fabulous wine boasts a dense ruby/purple color as well as a provocative perfume of incense, black tea, plums, figs, and kirsch liqueur. As it sits in the glass, this full-bodied, dense 2001 offers up notes of pepper, smoke, and balsam wood. Rich and voluptuous with great length, massive body, and a structured, long, heady, tannic finish, its alcohol must be over 15%, but it is well concealed by the wine’s great concentration. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2020.
Variety: Red Rhone Blends
Designation: Brunel, Andre Cuvee Centenaire
Format: 750 ml
Producer: Brunel, Andre
Lot estimate: 202
Quantity Available: 2
Bid Increment: $2
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