2005 Clos du Mont Olivet Chateauneuf du Pape

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  • Proprietary Blend
  • 750ML
  • WS 93
  • IWC 92
  • WA 91

Reviews for 2005 Clos du Mont Olivet Chateauneuf du Pape

WS 93
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, November 2007
Restrained with serious structure underlying the raspberry and blackberry fruit flavors this shows alluring perfume and a minerally spine on the back end which really stretches out the finish. Drink now through 2027. 4165... Restrained with serious structure underlying the raspberry and blackberry fruit flavors this shows alluring perfume and a minerally spine on the back end which really stretches out the finish. Drink now through 2027. 4165 cases made. -JM
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, January 2008
Fresh raspberry and cherry scents are complicated by blood orange incense and smoked meat. Very spicy on the palate with deep red berry preserve flavors and a finishing jolt of sweet mocha. Doesn't show the oak influence... Fresh raspberry and cherry scents are complicated by blood orange incense and smoked meat. Very spicy on the palate with deep red berry preserve flavors and a finishing jolt of sweet mocha. Doesn't show the oak influence one might expect from a wine raised completely in barriques; on the contrary this is flat-out pure and graceful.
WA 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2015
Mont-Olivet did well in this classic, structured vintage. The traditional Châteauneuf du Pape offers old-school notes of ground pepper, roasted herbs, cedar plank, dried spice and sweet cherries that flow to a... Mont-Olivet did well in this classic, structured vintage. The traditional Châteauneuf du Pape offers old-school notes of ground pepper, roasted herbs, cedar plank, dried spice and sweet cherries that flow to a medium-bodied, fresh, focused profile on the palate. This still has a firm edge to its tannin, but has outstanding fruit and density, all suggesting it will continue to evolve gracefully. - Jeb Dunnuck