An exploration of wine

234. Domaine du Caillou, Châteauneuf-du-Pape Les Quartz, 1999

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Book 2 Wine 234

£??; 14%

Corked. Feck. 1 down, 2 to go… Cracked 2nd bottle a couple of weeks later with my bro. Deep ruby-black colour still showing youth, which was confirmed by a degree of tannic bite on the palate. Needs a few more years to flourish. Concentrated flavour and complex aromas including black cherry, pepper and some meaty notes, with a degree of minerality; will reserve judgement till bottle 3 in 2-3 years.

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