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Chateau Rayas Chateauneuf du Pape 1996

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: 4,4 /5


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Chateau Rayas
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CHATEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE, France
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AVIN7825096842760

Grapefan on Agosto 27, 2010
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Grapefan added Chateau Rayas Chateauneuf du Pape 1996 as a favourite
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Grapefan has reviewed the Chateau Rayas Chateauneuf du Pape 1996 95 /100
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As this is my 200th review according to Adegga stats I thought I'd make it something special. And what a wine to review. A very pale garnet in the glass with ethereal notes of mushrooms, strawberries, flowers, cigar box - in fact each time I went back to the glass I found something else to identify. Amazing. The palate started off minerally but then there were cherries, strawberry jam, vanilla and others all wrapped up in a touch of spice. Medium bodied with incredible balance and poise across the flavour spectrum, acidity and tannins. Mature yet youthful if that makes sense. Worth every penny of the £8 for a 25ml taster in The Sampler in London. I swear I can still smell the aromas a day later.....
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moose One of those wines that defines the standard, I guess. Congrats! About the same price as the Sassaica perhaps. Very special.
1520 days ago

rckr1951 Whew! Congratulations! And what a wine to celebrate with - a vintner that really helps to set the bar for CdP.
1520 days ago

bjwdad Sigh..................
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Grapefan marked Chateau Rayas Chateauneuf du Pape 1996 as tasted
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