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2001 Domaine Auguste Clape Cornas

  • 95 WA
  • 92 IWC
  • 83 JR
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SKU: 48267-2001

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 92

    ($70) Bright ruby-red. Superripe, expressive aromas of dark berries, black olive tapenade, gunflint and dark chocolate. Fleshy and sweet, with flavors of blackberry, dried herbs, black olive, pepper and smoke. Very much a wine from granitic soil; conveys a strong impression of noble rusticity. Finishes very long, with big, chewy tannins and late notes of dried herbs, olive and black pepper. Has the material to reward a decade or more of cellaring, but this is also less austere in its youth than most recent vintages of Clape Cornas. I underrated this wine a year ago, although at the time I tasted it in its several components. (Kermit Lynch, Berkeley, CA; Europvin/Christopher Cannan Selections, Bordeaux, France)
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: January/February 2004
  • Jancis Robinson | Rating: 16

    100% Syrah, granite soil, 30-38 hl/ha yield, 22 months ageing in oak foudres, bottled without filtration, light fining, 2.8 g/l acidity, 3.8 pH.Strange slightly rubbery aromas, then opening up to meaty marmite (yeast extract), though also a little stemmy. Firm, thick tannins and fine acidity. Moderate length.ÿ (JH)
    Author: Julia Harding MW
    Issue: 10/22/2007
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 95

    A blockbuster, and potentially the finest wine produced at this estate in four or five years, the inky-colored 2001 Cornas exhibits aromas of white flowers, melted licorice, sweet creme de cassis, blackberries, and blueberries. Profoundly concentrated and full-bodied, this jammy, thick Cornas possesses copious tannin, but it is largely obscured by the wealth of fruit and glycerin. It should turn out to be one of Clape's greatest efforts.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Self | Rating: 94

    Author: Juan K

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 216 bottles owned
  • 52 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 94
    (Out of 52 collectors)