Château de Beaucastel

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red Rhône Blend

9.234 ratings
9.112 pro ratings
Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Southern Rhône, Rhône, France
Red Rhone Blend
Tomato-Based, Pasta, Salami & Prosciutto, Mushrooms, Onion, Pungent Cheese, Venison, Hard Cheese, Lamb, Pork, Beef
Top Notes For
Jason Heller

Master Sommelier

8.7

A bit muddled and some brett.

A bit muddled and some brett.

Jul 18th, 2015
Christy Canterbury MW

Master of Wine

9.3

Graceful and not at all bretty. Still has a few years to go!

Graceful and not at all bretty. Still has a few years to go!

Jun 16th, 2015
Alder Yarrow

Wine Blogger Vinography

9.4

In perfect shape. Brilliant berry and cedar and leather and dried flowers.

In perfect shape. Brilliant berry and cedar and leather and dried flowers.

Apr 24th, 2015
Matthew Iaconis

Owner/Winemaker Brick & Mortar

9.2

Out of a magnum. A bit Bretty. A bit more subdued than the 1995, more developed overall. Nice wine.

Out of a magnum. A bit Bretty. A bit more subdued than the 1995, more developed overall. Nice wine.

Jan 11th, 2015
William Hughes

Time to drink this. My Veteran's Day wine for my first holiday since retiring from the military. Leather, garrigue, dark fruits, and a fine incense aroma. 1994 has a higher percentage of Mourvèdre than is typical of Beaucastel. Tasting better than the pundits said this wine would.

Time to drink this. My Veteran's Day wine for my first holiday since retiring from the military. Leather, garrigue, dark fruits, and a fine incense aroma. 1994 has a higher percentage of Mourvèdre than is typical of Beaucastel. Tasting better than the pundits said this wine would.

Nov 10th, 2014
Bradley Brown

Owner/Winemaker Big Basin Vineyards

9.4

Delicious, fresh, tons of tannin, sappy melange of wild berry fruit

Delicious, fresh, tons of tannin, sappy melange of wild berry fruit

Jun 16th, 2014
Thomas Pastuszak

Sommelier/Wine Director The NoMad

10

1994: a favorite (unheralded) vintage, so much class, so much funk

1994: a favorite (unheralded) vintage, so much class, so much funk

Mar 9th, 2014
Thomas Pastuszak

Sommelier/Wine Director The NoMad

8.6

1994: No one talks about it, but it is sooo good & drinks like a great red Burg on steroids

1994: No one talks about it, but it is sooo good & drinks like a great red Burg on steroids

Jan 17th, 2013
Michael Phillips

Past prime but still quite nice. Relatively light a bit Burgundian.

Past prime but still quite nice. Relatively light a bit Burgundian.

May 25th, 2017
Jared Sippel

Celebrating Jacques pepin with the 94 vintage.

Celebrating Jacques pepin with the 94 vintage.

May 19th, 2017