Clos du Mont-Olivet La Cuvée du Papet Châteauneuf-du-Pape

2015 / 750 ml. | Item #: 45473

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Primary Grape: Grenache | All Grapes: Grenache, Mourvèdre

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Critical Acclaim

SP94 Wine Spectator Nov 30, 2017

"Lush and inviting, with the ripe plum, blackberry and cassis profile typical of the vintage, all backed by polished structure and mouthwatering anise, black tea and fruitcake flavors. Long and fresh through the finish. Drink now through 2030. 1,000 cases made." (94 pts.)

RP93+ Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 28th Oct 2016

"The deep ruby-colored 2015 Châteauneuf du Pape La Cuvee Du Papet (70% Grenache and 15% each of Mourvèdre and Syrah) is the flagship of the estate and comes from four different terroirs: Bois Dauphin, la Crau, Montalivet and Pied de Baud. It’s only partially destemmed and aged 90% in foudre and 10% in demi-muids. It’s a classic and old school as they come and has beautiful notes of cured meats, pepper, Provençal spices, blackcurrants and black raspberries. Medium to full-bodied, elegant and seamless, with a stacked mid-palate, it should come in behind the off the charts 2010 and 2007, but should match the 2012 and 2009. It’s a beautiful wine that will have decades of longevity." (93–95+ pts.)

VN93 Vinous Mar 2017

"Deep ruby. Pungent aromas of ripe red fruit, licorice, potpourri and black cardamom carry a bright mineral overtone. Pliant, sweet and expansive on the palate, offering concentrated raspberry and cherry liqueur flavors, a hint of spicecake and impressive back-end energy. Fine-grained tannins add shape and gentle grip to an extremely long, floral- and spice-driven finish." (93 pts.)


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More Information
SKU 45473
Product Type Wine
Alternate Name Clos du Mont-Olivet La Cuvée du Papet Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Country France
Region Rhone
District Southern Rhone
Product Location - Location-Appellation Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Package Size 750 ml.
Packaging - Non-Standard and Special N/A
Proof/Alcohol by Volume 15%
Brand Clos du Mont-Olivet
Brand URL N/A
Bottles per Case 12
Spirit/Port Style N/A
Vintage 2015
Bin Location N/A
Critical Acclaim N/A
Premier Pick No
Awards and Accolades N/A
Awards Description N/A
Spec. Designation N/A
Organic Description N/A
Wine Type Table Wine
Wine - Color Red
Grape(s) Grenache, Mourvèdre
Primary Grape Grenache
Body N/A
Finish N/A
Food Pairing N/A
Occasion Pairing N/A
Dollar Sale (Y/N) No
Sweetness Scale N/A
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