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2009 Maison Chapoutier Chateauneuf-du-Pape Croix de Bois
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About Maison Chapoutier

Maison Chapoutier, the first n├ęgociant and producer to mark their bottlings with braille, was established in 1879 by Polydor Chapoutier. The business has remained family owned since then and is now run by Michel Chapoutier. His hands off approach to winemaking has lead to a resurgence in quality at Maison Chapoutier, which now produces some of the finest wines in the Rhone region of France.

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2009 Maison Chapoutier Chateauneuf-du-Pape Croix de Bois

Producer: Maison Chapoutier
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Rhone Blend
Origin: France
Region: Rhone
Appellation: Chateauneuf du Pape

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93 Points | International Wine Cellar , January 2012

Vivid ruby.  Compelling aromas of raspberry preserves, potpourri and blood orange, with a spicy overtone.  Juicy and precise, offering palate-staining, deeply concentrated red fruit flavors that expand and gain spiciness with air.  Finishes seamless and sweet, with intense lingering florality.  Offers an impressive combination of depth and vivacity.

94 Points | Wine Spectator
95 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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