CLOS DES PAPES Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2005 98 / $80 7,500 cases made Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a venerable name in French wine, and has always been the leading appellation in the Southern Rhône Valley. But the growing skills of a new generation of vintners, amplified by a string of successful vintages, has led to extraordinary wines and worldwide demand.
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