2005 Domaine de Cristia Chateauneuf du Pape
Proprietary Blend - 750ML

  • WA 91
  • IWC 90

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WA 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, September 2015
Starting off the 2005s, the classic 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape showed slightly better on this occasion than during my retrospective last year. Loaded with notions of roasted herbs, cured meats, dried violets, garrigue and... Starting off the 2005s, the classic 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape showed slightly better on this occasion than during my retrospective last year. Loaded with notions of roasted herbs, cured meats, dried violets, garrigue and currants, it's medium to full-bodied, rounded, beautifully textured and loaded with character. Drink it over the coming 4-5 years. - Jeb Dunnuck
IWC 90
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, February 2008
Bright ruby. Fresh raspberry and cherry aromas are complemented by suave garrigue and dried floral qualities. Lively red fruits on the palate with energizing acidity adding snap and focus. Silky tannins build on the long... Bright ruby. Fresh raspberry and cherry aromas are complemented by suave garrigue and dried floral qualities. Lively red fruits on the palate with energizing acidity adding snap and focus. Silky tannins build on the long vibrant finish. Much fresher than the barrel sample I tried last year. 90 points
Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-region Southern Rhone
Appellation Chateauneuf du Pape
Vintage 2005