2005 Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cuvee Reservee

Quantity Available1 in stock
Vintage2005
VarietalRhone Blend
Bottle Size750ml
StyleRed
CountryFrance
RegionRhone
Bottle ConditionNormal

$108.88

1 in stock

Description

2005 Domaine du Pegau Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cuvee Reservee, Rhone, France

WS
94
WINE SPECTATOR
Shows gutsy blackberry and fig fruit up front, with notes of pepper, licorice, Turkish coffee and garrigue. The superlong finish lets roasted herb and beef notes check in, while gaining even more depth as this airs. Not quite as much range as 2003 and 2004, but has the intense grip of the vintage and should cruise in the cellar for two decades. Best from 2009 through 2028. 6,000 cases made.
RP
92
ROBERT PARKER
The 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Reservee (normally a blend of approximately 80% Grenache and the rest Syrah and Mourvedre) exhibits a deep ruby/plum/garnet hue along with lots of grilled meat juices, roasted Provencal herbs, tar, blackberries and black currants. The wine is medium to full-bodied, still firm and tannic. It is those tannins that make the 2005 somewhat reminiscent of a tight, more austere-styled vintage such as 1995. The 2005 needs at least another 4-5 years of cellaring, and should last for 20 years or more.
Best Pairing
Lamb