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0 (£0.00) Chateau Rayas, Chateauneuf Du Pape Pignan 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape

2007 - Chateau Rayas, Chateauneuf Du Pape Pignan

Rhone, Red

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Wine Details
Chateau Rayas, Chateauneuf Du Pape Pignan 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape
Vintage:
2007
Type:
Red
Size:
1x75cl
Condition:
loose
Drinking Window:
2009-2024
Appellation:
Chateauneuf du Pape
Region:
Rhone
Score:
93 RP
185, The Wine Advocate

As I indicated last year, this estate’s sleeper selection is their 2007 Pignan Chateauneuf du Pape, a 100% Grenache from sandy soils. This offering, aged totally in old foudres and demi-muids, includes some of the declassified Rayas lots, and the 2007 is the finest Pignan since the 1990. A medium ruby color is followed by explosive aromas of sweet kirsch, lavender, licorice, and earth. The wine hits the palate with a blast of fruit and glycerin, full body, and an ethereal lightness and elegance that are remarkable for a wine of such intense fruit. A great effort, it may merit an even higher score after a few years in the bottle. Enjoy it over the next 12-15 years.