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Domaine Giraud Châteauneuf-du-Pape Tradition 2016

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CWA

RP

WS

JS

AG

ST

W&S

JH

Price: $49.00

 
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95 Points | JD
“A blockbuster, and this is one of those cases where you have to wonder if it’s worth the cost of the special cuvées when this wine is so good. Maire describes the 2016 vintage as a mix of the 2010 and 2007 vintages, and I can’t disagree. This beautiful 2016 offers a terrific nose of black raspberries, garrigue, and peppered meat in a full-bodied, ripe, incredibly sexy, seamless style. It has a boatload of tannins, and despite its intensity and richness, is still elegant and seamless. This estate has been run flawlessly by Marie Giraud for more than a decade now and the estate is consistently in the top handful of domaines in each vintage. She has produced some of the wines of the vintage in 2016. If you don’t know about Domaine Giraud, you’re missing out. Buy a case of this, trust me.” - Jeb Dunnuck (8/18)
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Gamey

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95 Points | JD
“A blockbuster, and this is one of those cases where you have to wonder if it’s worth the cost of the special cuvées when this wine is so good. Maire describes the 2016 vintage as a mix of the 2010 and 2007 vintages, and I can’t disagree. This beautiful 2016 offers a terrific nose of black raspberries, garrigue, and peppered meat in a full-bodied, ripe, incredibly sexy, seamless style. It has a boatload of tannins, and despite its intensity and richness, is still elegant and seamless. This estate has been run flawlessly by Marie Giraud for more than a decade now and the estate is consistently in the top handful of domaines in each vintage. She has produced some of the wines of the vintage in 2016. If you don’t know about Domaine Giraud, you’re missing out. Buy a case of this, trust me.” - Jeb Dunnuck (8/18)



Ratings Sources

RP - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
WS - Wine Spectator
CWA - California Wine Advisors
JS - James Suckling
IWR - International Wine Review

Winery Domaine Giraud

Vineyard Designate

AVA Chateauneuf du Pape

Region Rhone