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2005 Clos du Caillou - Chateauneuf du Pape Les Quartz 750ml
2005 Clos du Caillou - Chateauneuf du Pape Les Quartz
France - Southern Rhone - Chateauneuf du Pape
Red / Rhone Blend
2005 Clos du Caillou - Chateauneuf du Pape Les Quartz
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Professional Reviews

IWC
93

International Wine Cellar Author: Josh Raynolds Issue: Issue 136

($95) Bright purple. Room-filling bouquet of seductive red and dark berry preserves, along with sexy incense and fresh floral qualities. Much fresher than last year's showing, with deep, sweet raspberry and candied blackberry flavors, silky tannins and a brisk, energetic finish. This has remarkable clarity and cling. Built to last but there'd be no crime in drinking it now.

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JR
17.5

Jancis Robinson Author: Jancis Robinson

Introvert and bit heavily extrcted. Sweet, full and exaggerated. Very dry, minerally chew on the end. This mitigates the extreme ripenesss - this may well come good, though keep it for ages!

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WA
93

Wine Advocate Author: Robert Parker Issue: 173

Crushed rocks, spring flowers, black cherries, raspberries, and cassis all make an appearance in the gorgeous dark ruby/purple-colored 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape Les Quartz. This impeccably well-made effort possesses the most minerality, and is a distinctive expression of Chateauneuf du Pape. Give it 2-3 years of bottle age, and drink it over the following two decades.

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WS
95

Wine Spectator Author: James Molesworth Issue: WS Insider

This delivers mouthfilling mocha, blackberry confiture, fig paste and licorice flavors, with loamy tannins and lots of bittersweet cocoa and coffee on the finish. Despite its heft, this is polished and driven, showing the strength of this great vintage.

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Community Reviews

96

Rossboss Trust Rating: 100 Tasted On: 12/25/2013 Drink Dates: 2010-2030

Yes, this is what wine is all about. A phenomenal experience and a triumphant creation, this has all the elements - expressive fruits, power, excellent mouth feel, it was all there. Dark nearly opaque purple - decanted and let sit for ~3+ hours and the cassis/blackberry flavors emerged and just rolled silkily along the palate from front to back. Picked up some fig flavors too. Believe the hype - if 2010 is a superior vintage then I need me some of that! There's serious longevity here - and considering the price, a great value.

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