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2005 Château Clos des Jacobins

FRANCE / BORDEAUX / SAINT-ÉMILION
  • 91 WA
  • 94 WS
  • 89 IWC
  • 85 JR
  • Variety
    Red Bordeaux Blend
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SKU: 48004-2005-750

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 94

    Dark in color, almost black. Aromas of raisin, spices and blackberry follow through to a full body, with chewy tannins and a long, powerful finish. Has loads of fruit and toasty oak. This is exciting. A new 1947?
    Author: James Suckling
  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 89

    Good full ruby. Black raspberry, menthol and bitter chocolate on the nose, with hints of espresso and herbs. Nose dominated by primary fruits; offers good texture but comes across as a bit undifferentiated at this early stage. But there's more flesh here to support the tannins than I have found in recent vintages from this chateau. Wait until 2012.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: May/June 2006
  • Jancis Robinson | Rating: 17

    Sweet rich dark fruit. Lots of spiced plums and just this side of raisiny. Then very good minerally fine texture - deep pile but fine tannins. Very classy with lovely savoury dark fruit in the middle. Long and still keeps its freshness. (JH)
    Author: Julia Harding MW
    Issue: 39784
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 91

    This may be the finest wine I have ever tasted from Clos des Jacobins. Proprietor Bernard Decoster and consulting winemaker Hubert de Bouard have fashioned a magical blend of 75% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc as well as a touch of Cabernet Sauvignon. An opulent, flamboyant nose of incense, forest floor, creme de cassis, pain grille, cappuccino, and licorice is followed by a fleshy, opulent, heady, atypically showy St.-Emilion. Although there is plenty of sweet tannin, the wine's precociousness and flamboyant, even ostentatious style suggests it should be drunk over the next 12-15+ years.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Self | Rating: 94

    currant & tobacco mostly floral nose, early fruit flavors with clean finish.
    Author: ASanov
  • Self | Rating: 91

    Really nice wine with a great color, no tanin and easy to drink. Decanter for 3 hours is important. Robert parker says, |This may be the finest wine I have ever tasted from Clos des Jacobins.|
    Drink Dates: 2013-2020
    Author: NC

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 209 bottles owned
  • 44 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 93
    (Out of 44 collectors)