Château de Beaucastel Coudoulet de Beaucastel 2017 - The Grape Tray

Château de Beaucastel Coudoulet de Beaucastel 2017

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Château de Beaucastel Coudoulet de Beaucastel 2017

SKU 3059



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
Region France, Rhone, Cotes du Rhone
Brand Château de Beaucastel
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Wine AdvocateTasted as a representative sample that was blended from several foudres, the 2017 Cotes du Rhone Coudoulet de Beaucastel looks to be another sensational example of this wine. Sourced just outside the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation, it's full-bodied yet silky and long, with standout aromas of lavender and crushed stone backed by layers of cherry and berry fruit. Let's hope the prices don't escalate too much given the vintage's low yields.

Joe Czerwinski, August 31, 2018
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Jeb DunnuckThe 2017 Côtes Du Rhône Coudoulet De Beaucastel is a textbook example of this cuvée, and while it tends to be a relatively expensive Côtes Du Rhône, it merits the price. Complex garrigue, ground pepper, and earthy dark fruits all flow to a medium to full-bodied wine that has a polished, elegant texture as well as the sunny, Provençal style of the vintage. It’s capable of lasting for 15 years or more.

August 16, 2019