1998 Clape, Auguste Cornas
Syrah - 750ML

  • WS 93
  • WA 90

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WS 93
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, March 2001
Blockbuster red. Supple delivering plenty of warm flavors verging almost on raisiny and full-bodied offering round rich tannins and concentrated fruit. Has a massive chewy structure that's given support by excellent... Blockbuster red. Supple delivering plenty of warm flavors verging almost on raisiny and full-bodied offering round rich tannins and concentrated fruit. Has a massive chewy structure that's given support by excellent ripeness. Much better than two samples previously reviewed. Drink now through 2010. 1415 cases made. –PM
WA 90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2001
The big classic 1998 Cornas reveals hard tannin medium to full body a dense ruby/purple color and a muscular backstrapping husky style that requires 5-6 years of cellaring. It will last for 16-18 years but it does not... The big classic 1998 Cornas reveals hard tannin medium to full body a dense ruby/purple color and a muscular backstrapping husky style that requires 5-6 years of cellaring. It will last for 16-18 years but it does not have much fat glycerin or sweetness.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Syrah
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-region Northern Rhone
Appellation Cornas
Vintage 1998