Clos St-Jean Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2012
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Clos St-Jean Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2012

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Elaborated GRENACHE 75%, SYRAH 15%, MOURVÈDRE 5%, CINSAULT 5%. Aged for 4-6 years. Long finish. Dry, full-bodied and fruity. Clos St-Jean Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2012 SAQ code: 11104041 Wine of the weekread more

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