2009 Clos du Mont Olivet Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Papet

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  • Proprietary Blend
  • 750ML
  • WA 95
  • IWC 95
  • RR 94

Reviews for 2009 Clos du Mont Olivet Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Papet

WA 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2011
Needing more patience the 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee du Papet (75% Grenache 15% Mourvedre and the balance Syrah aged in foudre) comes from the estate's oldest vines planted in such famous sites as Mont Olivet and Bois... Needing more patience the 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee du Papet (75% Grenache 15% Mourvedre and the balance Syrah aged in foudre) comes from the estate's oldest vines planted in such famous sites as Mont Olivet and Bois Dauphin. Usually about 1000 cases are produced and the 2009 which tops the scales at 15.5% alcohol is brilliant. A gorgeously aromatic bouquet of dark fruits kirsch underbrush raspberries licorice spice box and pepper soars from the glass of this dark ruby/purple-tinged wine. Opulent and voluptuously textured with moderate tannins and a broad fleshy mouthfeel it has 15 years of evolution ahead of it. Nevertheless it is very accessible and upfront now.
IWC 95
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, January 2012
Vibrant red color. High-pitched aromas of raspberry candied cherry allspice and clove with an intense floral quality that gaining strength with air. Showing more energy and delicacy from bottle than it did from barrel... Vibrant red color. High-pitched aromas of raspberry candied cherry allspice and clove with an intense floral quality that gaining strength with air. Showing more energy and delicacy from bottle than it did from barrel last year; in fact there's something Burgundian going on here. Silky and seamless on the palate with a bracing minerality adding punch to its sweet red fruit and floral pastille qualities. Finishes spicy and very long with lingering red fruit and floral notes. This wine virtually always delivers the most bang for the buck of any Chateauneuf tete de cuvee and this vintage continues that streak.
RR 94
Rhone Report - The Rhone Report, September 2011
The 2009 Clos du Mont-Olivet Châteauneuf-du-Pape La Cuvée du Papet is a no nonsense traditional Châteauneuf-du-Pape that's made to age. A blend of 70% Grenache 20% Mourvèdre and 10% Syrah that's aged in a combination of... The 2009 Clos du Mont-Olivet Châteauneuf-du-Pape La Cuvée du Papet is a no nonsense traditional Châteauneuf-du-Pape that's made to age. A blend of 70% Grenache 20% Mourvèdre and 10% Syrah that's aged in a combination of cask demi-muid and older barrels it shows a masculine edgy character with brilliant aromas of black cherry licorice leather garrigue and crushed stone. Very focused and structured on the palate and more fun to taste than to drink currently the wine has solid concentration an energetic lively feel and a tannic firm finish. Hide bottles in the cellar for a solid 4-6 years and then drink over the following 15+ years. 94+
JJB 93
John Sweeney - JJ Buckley, April 2011
75% grenache 15% mourvedre 10% syrah. By far the most intriguing of the three cuvées produced by Clos du Mont Olivet. Deep ruby in color and supremely complex on the nose. The wine is very pure and concentrated with... 75% grenache 15% mourvedre 10% syrah. By far the most intriguing of the three cuvées produced by Clos du Mont Olivet. Deep ruby in color and supremely complex on the nose. The wine is very pure and concentrated with notes of black cherry raspberry and strawberry as well as a pretty floral component. A long finish and well-integrated tannins make this wine a real winner.