Pere Anselme Chateauneuf du Pape La Fiole du Pape NV
|Region||France, Rhone, Chateauneuf-du-Pape|
A soft, gentle-edged style, featuring mulled plum and cherry fruit, infused with cedar, dried tobacco and savory notes. Shows a lavender echo through the finish. Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre and Cinsault. Drink now through 2023. 45,000 cases made, 2,877 cases imported.
Ripe but restrained black-cherry and plum flavors are tinged with earth and iron in this solid, entry-level Châteauneuf-du-Pape. While not profoundly concentrated, it's full bodied and balanced neatly by fine, taut tannins and a fresh acidic edge. Drink now-2023.