There is good news and bad news about this wine. The good news is that it is one of the least expensive Chateauneuf du Papes in the marketplace. The bad news is that in reality, there are lots of Cotes du Rhones that are better for less money. That said, it is certainly a fine wine to drink. It is a blend of 60% Grenache, 15% Mourvedre, 15% Cinsault, and 10% Syrah. Deep ruby in color, mostly clear and bright. The nose has tart cherries, cranberries with a bit of pepper. Medium bodied. On the palate, the cranberries dominate with a touch of rhubarb. One dimensional. Easy drinking. It works better with heavier foods. Drink now.
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