2021 Chateau Beauchene Chateauneuf Du Pape Vignobles De La Serriere Blanc - 88/100
The 2021 Châteauneuf Du Pape Vignobles De La Serriere Blanc is based on 45%Clairette, 30% Bourboulenc, 20% Grenache Blanc, and 5% Roussanne. Itsmedium gold hue gives way to a nicely balanced, medium-bodied white withnotes of golden apple, honeyed citrus, and spice box. It should keep for 2-4 years.
2020 Chateau Beauchene Chateauneuf Du Pape Vignobles De La Serriere - 92/100
Another beautiful wine, the 2020 Châteauneuf Du Pape Vignobles De La Serrierechecks in as 75% Grenache, 20% Syrah, and the rest Mourvedre, brought upmostly in old barrels as well. It has incredibly fl oral notes that include lots of ripestrawberry fruits, garrigue, and peppery nuances. I love its purity, elegance, andfi nesse, and this medium-bodied 2020 is ideal for drinking over the comingdecade.
2020 Chateau Beauchene Chateauneuf Du Pape Grande Reserve - 92/100
Based on 80% Grenache and 10% each of Syrah and Mourvedre, the 2020Châteauneuf Du Pape Grande Réserve has lots of red and black fruits as well asnotes of spring fl owers, sappy garrigue, and Provençal herbs. This medium-bodied, elegant, yet structured beauty will evolve for 10-12 years. It’s well worthseeking out and a terrifi c wine. The aging here spanned 18 months mostly in old barrels, with 30% in stainless steel
2020 Chateau Beauchene Chateauneuf Du Pape Hommage A Odette Bernard - 91/100
Sporting a deeper ruby/plum hue, the 2020 Châteauneuf Du Pape Hommage À Odette Bernard off ers up a meaty, savory nose of ground pepper, chocolate, andleafy herbs, with plenty of dark fruit. Medium to full-bodied, concentrated, andchewy, it lacks some elegance but brings plenty of fruit, texture, and character,with a good note of rusticity. Based on 90% Grenache and 5% each of Syrah andMourvedre, it should be a fun drink any time over the coming 10-15 years.