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Mont Olivet Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cuvee Papet 6/1500 2016

Clos du Mont-Olivet 2006 La Cuvée du Papet, Châteauneuf-du-Pape 14%

At its best, Châteauneuf-du-Pape will show the resplendent array of the aromas and flavors I find here: dried clove high notes of mulled orange peels, all sorts of fruits that echo later against the palate, and the spicy charms that Châteauneuf-du-Pape seems to parent year after year; some places have the knack. Lovely and dry with tannins this reminds me of other exceptional Châteauneuf-du-Papes in their promising youth. Charming and apt, this tough little Châteauneuf-du-Pape is growing before your eyes and on your palate; spouting off plum skins and spice, raspberries and seasoned hardwoods. La Cuvée du Papet shows its earthen complexity and rich breadth –imagine once it reaches its sweet spot! -NL, April 2009

Food Pairings

Steaks, pasta with meat sauces, sausages the spicier the better. Barbecued ribs or chicken. Burgers and brats.

Where to find this wine

Accounts that have purchased this wine in the previous twelve months are listed below, alphabetically by city. Please call ahead to confirm availability or vintage

Thomas Liquor
Saint Paul
651-699-1860

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