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Ogier Clos de L'Oratoire des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rougetext
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Ogier Clos de L'Oratoire des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape Rouge 2000

Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Southern Rhone, Rhone Valley, FranceMade from 80/10/10 grenache/syrah/cinsault and mourvédre. Earthy, licorice, barnyard, raspberry peppery prune aromas. Rich and round with intense cherry, raspberry jam flavours and a spicy, licorice, pepper and prune finish. A bit more structure but very drinkable now and over the next five years. Very fruity and elegant.Tasted: 01 March 2003Tasted by: Stuart TobePrices: BC 39.95 Producer: OgierDistributors: Select Wines & Spirits
Blend: Grenache - Shiraz - Mourvèdre - Cinsault