Le Vieux Donjon

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red Rhône Blend

9.223 ratings
9.24 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
Mark Eastom

Smoky cured meats, wild herbs, rhubarb, roasted peppers and wild spice.

Smoky cured meats, wild herbs, rhubarb, roasted peppers and wild spice.

Dec 23rd, 2019
Bradley Brown

Owner/Winemaker Big Basin Vineyards

9.5

Vital and lively, appears very young yet, though delicious. Spicy, vibrant, juicy - needs some roasted meat to pair

Vital and lively, appears very young yet, though delicious. Spicy, vibrant, juicy - needs some roasted meat to pair

Nov 16th, 2014
Jonathan Lipsmeyer

2006. This needs more time for the papery Grenache notes and tannins to resolve but should be lovely in say 2-3yrs.

2006. This needs more time for the papery Grenache notes and tannins to resolve but should be lovely in say 2-3yrs.

May 9th, 2014
Renato Hoyle

Earthy, nice acid, smooth, balanced, slightly dry, long

Earthy, nice acid, smooth, balanced, slightly dry, long

Dec 27th, 2012
Byron Hewett

Excellent CdP! Not over the top. Lovely garrigue and Provençal herbs. 14% abv. Delicious!

Excellent CdP! Not over the top. Lovely garrigue and Provençal herbs. 14% abv. Delicious!

Mar 29th, 2020
Byron Hewett

Lovely garrigue. Not too big!

Lovely garrigue. Not too big!

Oct 15th, 2018
Daniel Steilen

Delicious. Great balance, nose of baked fruits.

Delicious. Great balance, nose of baked fruits.

Dec 27th, 2017
Ed Tostanoski

Ripe and lush, faded fast.

Ripe and lush, faded fast.

Feb 10th, 2017
John Kay

Savoury with good length.

Savoury with good length.

Oct 18th, 2015
Sander Schaap

Sander had this a year ago

Sander had this a year ago

Dec 21st, 2018