2009 Domaine de la Mordoree Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de la Reine des Bois

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  • Proprietary Blend
  • 750ML
  • WA 96
  • RR 95
  • IWC 94
  • WS 93

Reviews for 2009 Domaine de la Mordoree Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de la Reine des Bois

WA 96
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2014
A blockbuster-styled effort, the 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de La Reine des Bois doesn’t pull any punches and gives up rocking aromas and flavors of black raspberry, cassis, graphite, spice-box, lavender and herbs... A blockbuster-styled effort, the 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de La Reine des Bois doesn’t pull any punches and gives up rocking aromas and flavors of black raspberry, cassis, graphite, spice-box, lavender and herbs. Possessing full-bodied richness, sweet tannin and thrilling purity, it can be enjoyed now for its exuberant character, but will also evolve gracefully going forward. - Jeb Dunnuck
RR 95
Rhone Report - The Rhone Report, June 2011
The 2009 Domaine de la Mordorée Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée de la Reine des Bois is a blend of 80% Grenache 10% Mourvedre and the rest a mix of Syrah Counoise and Vaccarese that is aged 30% in French oak and the rest in... The 2009 Domaine de la Mordorée Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée de la Reine des Bois is a blend of 80% Grenache 10% Mourvedre and the rest a mix of Syrah Counoise and Vaccarese that is aged 30% in French oak and the rest in stainless steel. Exuding class and elegance with a slightly regal profile this delivers brilliantly pure and clean aromas of blackberry crème de cassis coffee licorice and edgy minerality on the nose. Fresh and energetic aromatically the palate follows suite with medium to full body a pure precise and focused texture solid concentration and a classically styled structured finish that highlights ripe polished tannin. Not as large scaled as some previous vintages this shines for its purity of fruit and impeccable balance. While approachable now it should nonetheless be long lived and have two decades of prime drinking. 95+
IWC 94
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, January 2012
Vivid ruby. Deeply pitched black raspberry cherry and floral aromas are brightened by notes of Asian spices and minerals. Rich and fleshy but shockingly lithe offering juicy red and dark berry compote flavors and... Vivid ruby. Deeply pitched black raspberry cherry and floral aromas are brightened by notes of Asian spices and minerals. Rich and fleshy but shockingly lithe offering juicy red and dark berry compote flavors and complicating notes of candied lavender and allspice. Finishes sweet and long with outstanding clarity and persistence.
WS 93
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, June 2011
Very youthful with lots of exuberant richly layered blackberry boysenberry cassis and plum fruit flavors. The solid structure is buried deep on the spice- and anise-filled finish. Flashy but has the stuffing to unwind... Very youthful with lots of exuberant richly layered blackberry boysenberry cassis and plum fruit flavors. The solid structure is buried deep on the spice- and anise-filled finish. Flashy but has the stuffing to unwind nicely in the cellar. Best from 2012 through 2025. 2000 cases made. -JM
JJB 93
Chuck Hayward - JJ Buckley, April 2011
80% grenache 10% mourvedre 5% vaccarasse. The bunches are destemmed for this cuvée. Very dark in color. This is a full bodied wine with concentrated fruit and oak components. The ripe and juicy textured fruits on the... 80% grenache 10% mourvedre 5% vaccarasse. The bunches are destemmed for this cuvée. Very dark in color. This is a full bodied wine with concentrated fruit and oak components. The ripe and juicy textured fruits on the midpalate are on the verge of overripe but firm tannins provide structure and help keep things in check. A big firm wine and a powerful deeply concentrated example of what the appellation can produce.