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2011 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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2011 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/February 2014

Vivid ruby-red.  Sexy red fruit liqueur, potpourri and Asian spice aromas show impressive power and an energetic, pinot-like character.  Sappy, tangy and precise on the palate, displaying lively raspberry and bitter cherry flavors and a touch of spicecake.  Closes on a mineral note, with superb clarity, verve and length. 

92 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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