Château de Beaucastel Coudoulet de Beaucastel 2016

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Château de Beaucastel Coudoulet de Beaucastel 2016
$27.99
$26.59

SKU 3059

750ml

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Winery Notes:

Beautiful dark red dress. The nose is powerful with intense notes of juniper, black olives and  pepper. In the mouth, it is an explosion of red fruit, with floral and spicy notes, but with a very nice balance combining great freshness, a beautiful complexity, a soft texture and a nice acidity. A wine that has a lot of character. 

Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region France, Rhone, Cotes du Rhone
Brand Château de Beaucastel
  • js94

James SucklingThis has a very plush, luscious and generously fleshy feel. Cherry compote, raspberries, blackberries and plums. Tarry elements, too. Smooth, velvety, pure and even. Succulence, elegance and clarity. Such value here. Drink or hold.

August 27, 2018
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Wine AdvocateThe 2016 Cotes du Rhone Coudoulet de Beaucastel was bottled just two weeks before my visit, hence the plus sign attached to its rating. Planted just outside the boundaries of the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation, the vines here average 80 years old. Mouthwatering aromas of red fruit and spice lead the way, backed by a full-bodied wine that's creamy and lush but also silky and vibrant. As always, it's one of the best Côtes du Rhône wines from a given vintage.

Joe Czerwinski, August 31, 2018
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Jeb DunnuckBottled three weeks ago, the 2016 Cotes du Rhone Coudoulet de Beaucastel sports a deep ruby/purple color as well as terrific freshness in its blueberry, violets, raspberry, and spring flower aromas and flavors. Showing the vintages purity and elegance, it still packs ample oomph and richness. Drink it over the coming decade.

August 27, 2018