Domaine Pierre Usseglio Chateauneuf du Pape 2008

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Terrifically concentrated yet balanced wines that reveal layers of aromatic and flavor complexity, and are highly sought after.
Category Red Wine
Country France
Region Rhone
Appellation Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Brand Domaine Pierre Usseglio
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Wine SpectatorRipe but well-harnessed by fine-grained tobacco and roasted vanilla-tinged tannins, which carry the plum sauce, braised fig and mulled cherry notes along. There's a lingering licorice note on the finish. Drink now through 2020.

James Molesworth, October 15, 2010
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Wine AdvocateOne of the finest 2008 Chateauneuf du Papes money can buy is Pierre Usseglio's offering (the only 2008 they made). Composed of 80% Grenache and the rest Syrah, Mourvedre, and Cinsault, it possesses a dark ruby/purple color, surprisingly intense fruit, lots of garrigue, pepper and spice box, a medium to full-bodied texture and a heady finish. Performing better out of bottle than it did last year in the cellars, it should be consumed during its first 5-6 years of life. Restaurants take note!

Robert Parker, October 2010