2010 MONPERTUIS CHATEAUNEUF DU PAPE
"Prototypical Châteauneuf-du-Pape, from its textbook aromas of leather, spice and black cherries to its ample body and supple tannins. It’s creamy in texture but doesn’t show any excess weight, just a lovely expression of cherries, suede, chocolate and a subtle touch of dried spices on the long finish." Wine Enthusiast 93 points
"Rich and pure, with flavors of spicy red fruit and herbs. Best Value" Eirc Asimov NYTimes 3 Stars
The Domaine has been in the hands of the Jeune family for six generations. With each successor in the Jeune family adding bits and pieces of vineyards so that today the estate now farms a total of 75 acreas.
The majority of the the vines are between 60 and 130 years of age with the remaining between 25 and 60 years,
The vineyards are hand harvested, fermented in cement tanks from three to six weeks, aged in small oak barrels for 20 to 24 months and bottled unfiltered