2001 Clos des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape

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  • Proprietary Blend
  • 1.5L
  • WA 95
  • WS 93

Reviews for 2001 Clos des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape

WA 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, September 2015
The classically styled 2001 Chateauneuf du Pape has plenty of the telltale kirsch and sweet spice notes that always seem to be present in Avril's wines. Showing more mature notes of truffle, olive, licorice and garrigue... The classically styled 2001 Chateauneuf du Pape has plenty of the telltale kirsch and sweet spice notes that always seem to be present in Avril's wines. Showing more mature notes of truffle, olive, licorice and garrigue as it sat in the glass, it's medium to full-bodied, elegant and balanced, with a great texture and finish. It has solid mid-palate depth, as well as sweet tannin, so, while there's no harm enjoying bottles today, it has another decade of longevity. - Jeb Dunnuck
WS 93
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 2005
Lots of black currant mineral grilled herb olive paste and bittersweet cocoa notes. A sinewy texture up front steadily puts on muscle and flesh through the back end allowing additional hints of chestnut tar and grilled... Lots of black currant mineral grilled herb olive paste and bittersweet cocoa notes. A sinewy texture up front steadily puts on muscle and flesh through the back end allowing additional hints of chestnut tar and grilled beef to emerge. A beauty. Drink now through 2015. 9000 cases made. –JM