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The good news - Châteauneuf 2003s and some 2001s
10 Mar 2005 by JR
31 mar: I have added 2001s from Bosquet des Papes, Grand Tinel and la Vieille Julienne currently available from OW Loeb. After my recent lukewarm report on the 1998s , I’m delighted to be able to report more enthusiastically on some 2003s, and the odd 2001, on the basis of a tasting last week in London organised by the most important of Châteauneuf’s ludicrously numerous growers’ groups, the Fédération des Syndicats des Producteurs de Châteauneuf-du-Pape. They are proud of being the ones with the bottle with the coat of arms on it instigated by Baron le Roy in the 1930s – as...

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