Font de Michelle 'Cuvee Etienne Gonnet' Châteauneuf-du-Pape

$170.00
6 + $153.00 each
12 + $141.95 each
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Variety

Grenache Blend

Vintage

2001

Size

750ml

Country

France

Region

Southern Rhone

Description

The luxury cuvee of 2001 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Etienne Gonnet reveals a deep ruby/garnet color with a purple hue. A broad aromatic display offers up scents of roasted Provencal herbs, ground pepper, smoke, sweet black cherries, truffles, and black currants. Full-bodied and heady, with over 14% alcohol, it possesses abundant glycerin, superb concentration, and a lusty, complex, provocative style that coats the palate. 93 points, Robert Parkers’ The Wine Advocate

This has fleshy fig bread and mocha notes playing bass, but lots of lilting perfume, with mesquite, black tea and roasted cardamom notes playing the treble. Focused and racy, offering a graphite edge that cuts in on the finish. Hitting its stride now, but should cruise nicely in the cellar. 93 points, Wine Spectator