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Clos des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape 2008

Clos des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape 2008

SKU 2037


Clos des Papes is one of the few estates to use all permitted varieties for both red and white Chateauneuf. They are well‐known for producing one of the most authentic and long‐lived examples of the appellation having started estate bottling in 1896.
Category Red Wine
Country France
Region Rhone
Appellation Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Brand Clos des Papes
Alcohol/vol 14.7%
  • ws95

Wine SpectatorDark, inviting and very alluring, with captivating black tea, charred mesquite and kirsch aromas and flavors allied to a remarkably silky mouthfeel. Superlong, with mineral, violet, pepper and additional crushed cherry and plum fruit notes all gliding through the finish. Best from 2011 through 2027. 5,500 cases made.

James Molesworth, October 15, 2010