2009 Roquete, Domaine La Chateauneuf du Pape

  • Proprietary Blend
  • 750ML
  • RR 92
  • WA 91
  • IWC 91
  • WS 90

Reviews for 2009 Roquete, Domaine La Chateauneuf du Pape

RR 92
Rhone Report - The Rhone Report, September 2011
A blend of 70% Grenache 20% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre from vines averaging 55-years in age the 2009 Domaine La Roquette Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a perfumed elegant red that delivers loads of black cherry lavender wild herbs... A blend of 70% Grenache 20% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre from vines averaging 55-years in age the 2009 Domaine La Roquette Châteauneuf-du-Pape is a perfumed elegant red that delivers loads of black cherry lavender wild herbs and olive on the nose. Medium to full-bodied in the mouth it has solid ripeness a round fleshy texture good acidity and fine tannin that provides the focus on the finish. Certainly delicious now it can also be cellared for 8-10 years.
WA 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2011
A blend of 80% Grenache and 20% Syrah the 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape reveals a Burgundian-like delicacy with notes of spring flowers sweet cherries black currants forest floor and spice. Medium to full-bodied elegant pure... A blend of 80% Grenache and 20% Syrah the 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape reveals a Burgundian-like delicacy with notes of spring flowers sweet cherries black currants forest floor and spice. Medium to full-bodied elegant pure and well-balanced it should drink nicely for 10-12 years.
IWC 91
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, January 2012
Vivid ruby. Dark berries potpourri and pungent herbs on the highly perfumed nose. Juicy sweet and vibrant with impressive clarity to its black raspberry and lavender pastille flavors. Picks up a smoky note with air and... Vivid ruby. Dark berries potpourri and pungent herbs on the highly perfumed nose. Juicy sweet and vibrant with impressive clarity to its black raspberry and lavender pastille flavors. Picks up a smoky note with air and finishes with outstanding energy focus and length. I also had the chance to re-taste the 2008 bottling and it is still a bit bound up but aeration bring out sweet dark berry fruit and spices. It looks to be on a slow aging curve for the vintage. --- Josh Raynolds
WS 90
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, November 2011
A perfumy style, this is tangy, with a mulled spice and damson plum profile, laced with taut red licorice and lightly roasted cedar notes. The tangy feel hangs through the sanguine-tinged finish. Best from 2012 through... A perfumy style, this is tangy, with a mulled spice and damson plum profile, laced with taut red licorice and lightly roasted cedar notes. The tangy feel hangs through the sanguine-tinged finish. Best from 2012 through 2019. – JM
JJB 90
Geoffrey Binder - JJ Buckley, April 2012
Ruby core with a rosy pink rim. The subtle but high-toned nose leads with raspberry anise and dried herb aromas along with a touch of orange rind and black cherry. Very soft and round with flavors of wild strawberry rose... Ruby core with a rosy pink rim. The subtle but high-toned nose leads with raspberry anise and dried herb aromas along with a touch of orange rind and black cherry. Very soft and round with flavors of wild strawberry rose petal and raspberry supported by cocoa flavored powdery tannins with a strong underlying mineral streak. Very open and approachable now this should be consumed over the next 3-5 years.