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2016 Clos du Caillou - Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve

FRANCE / RHONE / CHATEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE
  • 99 WA
  • Variety
    Rhone Blend
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SKU: 47346-2016-750-1A
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 100

    The potentially perfect 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape La Reserve shows incredible depth and richness. A cavalcade of cherries and berries, dustings of dried spices and layers and layers of silky tannins flow and expand across the palate, suffusing it entirely. Breathtaking!
    Author: Robert Parker
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  • The exceptional quality and stylistic excellence of this property's wines are due to the dedication, versatility, and forward thinking of both the late Jean-Denis Vacheron (who married the owner's daughter, Sylvie Pouzin) and the current winemaker, Bruno Gaspard. Jean-Denis and Sylvie had taken over from her father, Claude, in 1996. However, in 2002, Jean-Denis was killed in a traffic accident and Sylvie took the reins. Today, with the help of Gaspard as well as oenologist Philippe Cambie, she has catapulted the domaine into the elite echelon of the Southern Rhône. Despite holding only nine hectares of land, the domaine boasts venerable neighbors (Château Rayas and Château de Beaucastel), and its vineyards have elements of the best of both these estates. The rocky-sandy soils provide excellent drainage and impart minerality to these Châteauneuf-du-Papes.

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    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 85 bottles owned
    • 9 collectors