Another terrific wine in the lineup is the 2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Reine Jeanne, which is Grenache-dominated (10% Mourvèdre and 5% Syrah) aged all in foudre. It has a pretty, juicy, balanced style as well as notes of saddle leather, peppery herbs, licorice, and ripe black cherries. It’s an outstanding wine that will keep for 8-10 years.
91 points, Jeb Dunnuck (Aug 2018)
Intensely ripe black-cherry and plum flavors are edged by hints of earth and balsamic in this unctuous Grenache-dominant blend. It's a luscious, rounded wine with plush acidity and ripe tannins that invite youthful consumption. Enjoy through 2026.
91 points, Anna Lee C. Iijima, Wine Enthusiast (Dec 2019)
Spiced roses and dried, red berries amid woody aromas and dried herbs. Classic style. The palate has a smooth and juicy core of fine tannins, carrying ripe, red-fruit flavors. Slightly chewy finish. Drink or hold.
90 points, James Suckling (Aug 2018)