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2007 Patrick Lesec Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cuvee Bargeton, Rhone, France

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Wine Notes

Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $65

Search Rank 3878 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 3878th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 16751st

Score: 93   When to drink: 2009 to 2023
The Wine-Searcher score of 93/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
Critic Score When to drink
96/100   2009 to 2023
92/100    
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Price History for 2007 Patrick Lesec Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cuvee Bargeton, Rhone, France
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Grape Variety

A Red Southern Rhone Blend generally consists of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre, in varying proportions, although typically Grenache and Syrah are the dominant partners.

There are also a number of other grape varieties that might be used in the Southern Rhone Blend, as southern France's vineyards are filled with obscure local varieties which have not made their way in the world as well as the three aforementioned. Among these less common varieties are what are often referred to as the "four Cs": Carignan, Cinsaut, ...more


Region
  • Chateauneuf-du-Pape is a historic town near the city of Avignon, in France's southern Rhone Valley. It is famous for its powerful, full-bodied, spicy red wines made predominantly from the classic southern Rhone trio of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre. An impressive 18 grape varieties can be used to make Chateauneuf wines but, in practice, these three grapes make up the vast majority of the appellation's red wines. The vineyards here also produce white wines – just as powerful as the reds, and based on the rustic southern French varieties ...more

  • The Rhone Valley is a key wine-producing region in the south-east of France. It follows the north–south course of the Rhone river for almost 150 miles (240km) from Lyon to the Rhone Delta (the Bouches-du-Rhône), near the Mediterranean coast.

    The length of the valley means that Rhone wines are the product of a wide variety of soil types and ...more

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