21 Ratings
Domaine de la Mordoree Chateauneuf-du-Pape Cuvee de la Reine des Bois

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(2001 Vintage) "The flagship wine remains Mordoree's remarkable Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de la Reine des Bois. The 2001 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de la Reine des Bois possesses slightly less charm and accessibility than the 2000, but it is even more extracted, with additional definition, structure, richness, acidity, fruit intensity, and concentration. Packed and stacked, this inky purple-colored Chateauneuf offers a sumptuous nose of minerals, creme de cassis, acacia flowers, pepper, and blackberries. Dense, ...

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  • Wine Spectator
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/03
  • Robert Parker
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 151
  • Wine Advocate
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 100/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 151 on Feb-04
  • International Wine Cellar
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 112, January/February 2004 ($110) Saturated medium ruby. Superripe aromas of cassis, blackberry, violet and roasted nuts; if some past vintages of this wine have been Burgundian in style, this is classic roasted Chateauneuf du Pape, but with more black than red fruits. Large-scaled, thick and explosive in the mouth, with lush flavors of black fruits, creme de framboise and minerals and firm underlying structur...
  • International Wine Cellar
    (2003 Vintage) Inky violet color. Rich, smoky and deep on the nose, with powerful scents of chocolate, creme de mure and kirsch, tinged by candied violet and cracked pepper. Concentrated and lush, with a round, velvety texture and abundant sweet plum, blackberry and mocha flavors. Finishes with ripe, round tannins, a very sweet note of cassis, and great length.