1999 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape

1999 Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Drinking perfectly at peak now. Fruit is perfect, truffle flavors have emerged and tannins are soft. As good as this wine gets. In the background you can see the herbed and roasted leg of lamb the Beaucastel accompanied. Spectacular pairing to boot.

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