Domaine du Vieux Telegraphe, Telegramme, Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2019

Bottle Size: 750 ml

Rating: VN 93, BH 92, WA 92

Year: 2019

7 in stock


Deep-pitched red/blue fruit liqueur aromas pick up suggestions of licorice, pipe tobacco and pungent flowers and herbs with air. In a lush, weighty style, offering expansive black raspberry, cherry cola, singed plum and fruitcake flavors sharpened by a jolt of spiciness on the back half. For all this wine's richness, it's energetic as well, showing solid, spice- and floral-driven persistence on the finish, which is framed by velvety, even tannins.

Allen Meadows, Burghound. 

Deep violet. Ripe, spice-accented dark berry and cherry preserve scents show strong garrigue and floral accents. Pliant in texture and broad in the mouth, offering sappy boysenberry, bitter cherry and floral pastille flavors and a peppery top note. Finishes long and gently chewy, with the floral and spice notes repeating.

Josh Raynolds, Vinous.

Full-bodied, rich and highly textural, is atypically concentrated and dense, reflecting the addition of more old-vine Grenache to the cuvée. Black cherries, salted licorice and dark chocolate all make appearances, and the wine finishes long and velvety.

Joe Czerwinski, Wine Advocate.

Collections: Rhone Red

Category: 2019, 220125, 750 ml

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