Clos Les Lunelles Cotes de Castillon
12 Ratings
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12 Ratings
Clos Les Lunelles Cotes de Castillon

Wine Details

Region

FranceBordeaux

Wine Description

(From 2009 Vintage) "Deep, almost opaque purple-ruby. Ripe aromas of red cherry, raspberry syrup, dark chocolate and iron. Juicy, spicy and penetrating on entry, then lush and rather exotic in the mid-palate, with a liqueur-like quality to the flavors of black fruit, spices, mocha, minerals and flowers. Finishes opulent and long, with just a trace of heat. From vines grown on the highest point of the Cotes de Castillon appellation, a little-known but very high-quality terroir that has much in common with Saint-Emilion's famous limestone plateau. For me, this is the most promising Les Lunelles to date." -Steve Tanzer, International Wine Cellar

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2007 Vintage) Good deep red-ruby. Aromas of blackberry, griotte cherry, bitter chocolate and animal fur, lifted by a violet note. Suave, sweet and nicely fruity, combining good ripeness and good lift. Finishes with...

Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2006