2003 Clos les Lunelles Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 375ML

  • IWC 92
  • WA 92

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IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, June 2004
Full ruby color. Medicinal black cherry and licorice on the nose. Impressively sweet and dense with this property's characteristic syrah-like gamey nuance complementing flavors of black fruits and bitter chocolate... Full ruby color. Medicinal black cherry and licorice on the nose. Impressively sweet and dense with this property's characteristic syrah-like gamey nuance complementing flavors of black fruits and bitter chocolate. Superripe but not at all flat. Finishes with huge but ripe tannins (the IPT according to Gerard Perse was 102!). Promises to be the best vintage yet for this Cotes de Castillon property.
WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2014
An example of just how great a Cotes de Castillon can be, and how well it can age, the 2003 Clos des Lunelles (subsequently they dropped the “des” from the label) reveals its limestone soil heritage in the aromas and... An example of just how great a Cotes de Castillon can be, and how well it can age, the 2003 Clos des Lunelles (subsequently they dropped the “des” from the label) reveals its limestone soil heritage in the aromas and flavors of this wine laced with minerality. Intense, vigorous and still youthful, it exhibits lots of black currant and black cherry fruit intermixed with loamy soil undertones and a fabulous finish. Enjoy this full-bodied classic over the next decade. - Robert M. Parker, Jr.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Cotes de Castillon
Vintage 2003