2017 Clos du Caillou Chateauneuf du Pape Tradition (750ml)

Grenache from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône, France


The sample of the 2017 Chateauneuf du Pape Le Caillou I tasted represented about 80% of the blend, according to Bruno Gaspard, the hands-on winemaker. It's full-bodied, rich and velvety yet endowed with copious red berries, flowers and stone fruit. It seems more concentrated than typical for this cuvée.

92-94 points, Joe Czerwinski, Wine Advocate (Issue # 238 - Aug 2018)

Framboise, spice, dried flowers, and hints of orange peel all emerge from the 2017 Châteauneuf-du-Pape, which is elegant, seamless, and fine, yet certainly has some tannin. It's very much in the new style of this estate, is perfectly balanced, and has a great finish.

90-93 points, Jeb Dunnuck (Aug 2018)

Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%
6 bottles in stock. Ships in 1 to 2 business days.

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