2017 Le Clos du Caillou Chateauneuf du Pape La Reserve

Proprietary Blend - 750ML
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JD 97 JL 97 WA 97 VN 97 DC 96 JS 94 WS 94
JD 97

jebdunnuck.com, August 2019

More closed, yet still loaded with potential, the 2017 Châteauneuf Du Pape La Reserve offers a tight, reserved bouquet of cassis and blackberry fruits intermixed with ample spice box, mineral, and meaty notes developing...
JL 97

TheWineCellarInsider.com, September 2019

Deep, dark and spicy, with lush, fresh, dark cherries, earth, herbs and peppery kirsch. The wine is fresh, concentrated, lush and full, with layers of dark spicy, earthy, peppery fruits in the finish. The wine is produced...
WA 97

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2019

In case readers were wondering, it is possible to be disappointed by a wine that rates "only" 97 points. I had such high hopes for the 2017 Chateauneuf du Pape La Reserve after tasting it last year, but this year the...
VN 97

Vinous, December 2019

(VN 96-97 points) Opaque ruby. Explosive red berry preserve and spicecake aromas are complemented by hints of smoky minerals, incense and candied lavender, and a subtle licorice note emerges with aeration. Juicy and...
DC 96

Decanter, November 2018

Grown on sand in lieux-dits La Guigasse and Pignan, the fruit is destemmed and fermented in tronconic vats, then matured mostly in demi-muid, and 10% in amphora, for 14 months. It has very precise loganberry fruit with a...
JS 94

jamessuckling.com, October 2019

A really impressive Châteauneuf with rich and ripe summer-berry aromas, as well as a fragrant array of spices and fresh flowers. The palate has a very rich and deep-set feel with smooth, fresh tannins on offer and a...
WS 94

Wine Spectator, July 2019

Juicy and focused, with a long beam of cherry, plum and raspberry puree flavors running through, flanked by light apple wood and red licorice details. The fresh and sleek finish makes this accessible now, but there’s...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-region Southern Rhone
Appellation Chateauneuf du Pape
Vintage 2017
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork