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A great full-bodied red wine

AdvantagesDelicious full bodied wine

DisadvantagesQuite expensive

"...spotted it on offer in Tesco at £5.99 a bottle just a few weeks before Christmas I resolved to treat myself to a couple of bottles to enjoy over the festive period especially as there was an additional 25% off if I bought six bottles of wine in total. If you buy French wines you have probably already heard of the Appellation Controlee system. This is a guarantee that a wine was produced in a specific location by a particular method with approved ..." Read review
06.01.2007

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Tesco's very own Chateaneuf du Pape !

AdvantagesEnjoyable flavours, warming and pleasant on a winter evening

DisadvantagesOverpriced, not complex enough in flavour for the money

"Tesco finest Chateauneuf du Pape originates from a very famous wine region in the Southern Rhone river area of France. Chateauneuf du Pape was once the temporary haunt of the Pope (hence its name) and is responsible for some rich, powerful, spicy and densely flavourful red wines which command high prices and this wine is no exception at the full price of £12.99 per bottle. The wine itself is full bodied, has warm and pleasant aromas of mellow baked ..." Read review
19.07.2007

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Quick review of Tesco Finest Chateauneuf du Pape

"Bought this wine at 11.98ukp because I fancied a bit of a treat and I'm a Chateauneuf fan. However, I found it very dry, tanic and lacking in the full flavour I expect from a Chateauneuf. Awful. I'm taking it back for a refund tomorrow.
24.11.2007

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