2005 Clos des Papes - Chateauneuf du Pape 750ml

France - Southern Rhone - Chateauneuf du Pape/ Red / Rhone Blend
2005 Clos des Papes - Chateauneuf du Pape

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International Wine Cellar | 95

($80; 65% grenache, 20% mourvedre, 10% syrah and the rest "the others") Deep red. Explosively perfumed nose offers a profound bouquet of red and dark berries, licorice, incense and musky underbrush. Broad, palate-staining raspberry and blackcurrant flavors are enveloped in velvety tannins, with suave anise and Asian spices adding complexity. A huge but balanced-even graceful-wine, with a finish that refuses to let go of the palate. This remarkable young Chateauneuf has the sheer sex appeal to enjoy young but also possesses superb cellaring potential. I'd hold mine.

Author: Josh Raynolds
Issue: Issue 136

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Wine Advocate | 95

The 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape has a deep ruby/purple color, identical alcohol to the 2006, and the same pH, but it is a much more tannic wine and the acids seem slightly more elevated, even though the analysis says they are not. A complex nose of resiny pine forest notes intermixed with black raspberry, sweet kirsch, licorice and lavender jumps from the glass of this deep ruby/purple-colored wine. Full-bodied, powerful, rich, and tannic, this wine begs for 4-5 years of bottle age and should keep for 25+ years.

Drink Dates: 2011-2032
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 173

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Wine Spectator | 98

Really tight now, but packed with dark fig, currant, espresso, licorice and chocolate notes. Superfleshy but seriously structured, there's layer after layer of sweet spice, fruit and minerality pumping through the finish, with lots of latent depth and power. Should be a monster - similar to the 1990 - when it reaches its peak.

Drink Dates: 2009-2030
Author: James Molesworth
Issue: Web

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Score: 95
Author: Kjartan
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 12/12/2013
Score: 94
Author: Daddy
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 01/10/2013

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Score: 93
Author: Jimmy
Trust Rating: 88
Tasted On: 10/29/2012

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Score: 95
Author: anandgowda1
Trust Rating: 100
Tasted On: 06/15/2012
Score: 95
Author: SingKevin
Trust Rating: 94
Tasted On: 09/09/2011

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More Vintages and Sizes of Clos des Papes - Chateauneuf du Pape :

2012 (750ml)
2010 (1.5L)

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