The Domaine du Père Caboche, the fruit of a long lineage of winemakers for four centuries
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Written by Jancis Robinson - 21 Nov 2016

Rhône 2015 - Châteauneuf Tradition bottlings

 AOP Châteauneuf-du-Pape "Domaine du Père Caboche" Red 2015 - 17/20

Tasted blind. Dark red rose colour. Heady, rather burgundian style with excellent freshness. Very complete and precise. Great refreshment value. Very much a twenty-first-century rather than twentieth-century wine. Already very enjoyable ...

 

Rhône 2015 - Châteauneuf Cuvées Spéciales

AOP Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes "Elisabeth Chambellan" Red 2015 - 17/20

Tasted blind. Mid ruby. Sweet black-fruit compote. Very sweet start with some talcum-powder aromas and a rather powdery texture. Rich but refreshing. Lond and slightly stringy ...