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Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes Clos St. Jean 2009 (750ML) FR Flag In Stock
Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes Clos St. Jean 2009 (750ML)
94 WA 91 WS 92 BH 90-92 IWC
"The 2009 Clos Saint Jean Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes is a blend of 75% old vine Grenache, 15% Syrah, and the balance a mix of Cinsault, Mourvèdre, and Vaccarese, with the Grenache seeing only tank, and the Syrah and Mourvèdre components aged in larger oak barrels. Showing a similar profile to the straight Châteauneuf-du-Pape (it‟s basically the same wine, just with older vines), yet with more girth and richness, the wine displays gorgeous kirsch, white chocolate, licorice, sweet spice, and flower oil-like qualities on the nose. This is followed by a full-bodied, brilliantly textured wine that has a seamless, downright sexy profile of ripe fruit, solid concentration, and fine tannin on the long finish. This beauty can be consumed now, or cellared for a decade...94" RR 9/11 "The 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Vieilles Vignes reveals supple tannins, a velvety texture, good opulence and low acidity. The wine is full-bodied, less intense in the mid-palate than the 2010, and already complex and evolved...94" WA 10/11
Product #: 346881

Bottle Price: $59.99
Case Price: $719.88