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Clos Les Lunelles Cotes de Castillon
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Wine Details

Region

BordeauxFrance

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
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/01/2009
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: Barrel Tasting - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/30/06
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: (91-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 164 on Apr-06
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 91-94 - As reviewed by Robert Parker
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2008 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 05/01/2011