Domaine de la Vieille Julienne Côtes-du-Rhône lieu-dit Clavin

2012 / 750 ml. | Item #: 40704

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Primary Grape: Grenache | All Grapes: 70% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 10% Cinsautl, 5% Mourvèdre, 5% other varieties

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Critical Acclaim

ST91 Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar Mar/Apr 2014

"Brilliant ruby. Potent red berry and floral scents are complemented by deeper notes of licorice, cola and espresso, with a stony nuance adding lift and focus. Sweet and expansive on the palate, offering concentrated raspberry and bitter cherry flavors and a touch of candied lavender. Smooth tannins add shape to the long, fruit-driven finish of this suave wine." (91 pts.)

RP90 Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 30th Oct 2014

"The 2012 Côtes du Rhône Lieu Dit Clavin is gorgeous, and gives a touch of the estate’s style for less buck than the Châteauneufs. Blackberry, graphite, licorice and violets all show here. It’s medium-bodied, fleshy and ripe, with good underlying structure. It will have over a decade of longevity." (90 pts.)

SP89 Wine Spectator Web only – 2016

"A rounded and fleshy style, with a hefty dose of warm ganache over lightly mulled plum, blackberry and black cherry fruit flavors. Lively licorice edge through the finish. A crowd-pleaser. Drink now. 100 cases imported." (89 pts.)


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SKU 40704
Product Type Wine
Alternate Name Domaine de la Vieille Julienne Côtes-du-Rhône lieu-dit Clavin
Country France
Region Rhone
District N/A
Product Location - Location-Appellation Cotes du Rhone
Package Size 750 ml.
Packaging - Non-Standard and Special N/A
Proof/Alcohol by Volume N/A
Brand Domaine de la Vieille Julienne
Brand URL N/A
Bottles per Case 12
Spirit/Port Style N/A
Vintage 2012
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) 70% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 10% Cinsautl, 5% Mourvèdre, 5% other varieties
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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