Domaine du Vieux Lazaret Châteauneuf du Pape 2016 750ml - Vine Republic
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Domaine du Vieux Lazaret Châteauneuf du Pape 2016 750ml
SKU: 652534000331

Domaine du Vieux Lazaret Châteauneuf du Pape 2016

  • ws93
  • js92

750ml
$29.98

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Pale plus dark red with clear purple rim. The nose is warm and beginning to show an attractive complexity characterized by understated red fruits and spice along with leather and tertiary notes. The palate is composed and lighter weight, again exhibiting a measure of bottle development in an appealing mix of red cherry and spice notes. There is a fine, balanced structure. This is an elegant, not heavyweight style expressing Cinsault and Grenache in particular, with the emphasis on finesse rather than power. Pair with red meat, dishes cooked in sauce, meat terrine and cheeses.
Wine Spectator
  • ws93

Ripe and forward in feel, featuring crushed raspberry and blackberry compote notes, mixed with red licorice, blood orange, rooibos tea and fruitcake hints. Silky from start to finish, with a subtle sanguine thread lacing up the finish. Very enticing. Best from 2020 through 2037. 16,000 cases made, 2,000 cases imported.

James Molesworth, February 29, 2020
James Suckling
  • js92

This has a brambly array of fresh red berries and a spicy, earthy edge to the nose. The palate has smoothly honed, ripe red-fruit flavors with a succulent, supple and vibrant finish. Drink or hold.