La Bastide Saint Dominique Chateauneuf du Pape Les Hesperides 2016 - SPIRITED Wines
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La Bastide Saint Dominique Chateauneuf du Pape Les Hesperides 2016

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La Bastide Saint Dominique Chateauneuf du Pape Les Hesperides 2016
$69.99
Save $20.00 (28%)
$49.99

SKU 57581

750ml

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Black red color with black hints. Thoroughbred and rich nose of black berries, licorice, dark chocolate and oriental spices. Powerful mouth. Sensual tannic structure, dense and velvety. The finale, finely oaky, still reveals new aromas with smoked , roasted and mentholated notes.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region France, Rhone, Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Brand La Bastide Saint Dominique
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Wine AdvocateI was disappointed by the showing of the 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape les Hesperides, a 50-50 blend of Grenache and Mourvèdre that's aged in a combination of demi-muids and stainless steel. Firm tannins frame baked, pruney fruit flavors, so if you're more forgiving of those, you may like it more than I did.

Joe Czerwinski, August 30, 2018