2008 Domaine Charvin Châteauneuf-du-Pape - France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape (5/8/2018)
Opened by billhike. Not decanted. Crimson red color without any bricking. An earthy old world styled wine with notes of black currants, spices and herbs. Meaty texture with firm tannins at 10 years old. Smooth finish. Thought this was the equal of the 2001 and 2011 Charvins that I previously drank. 91-92 points.