CDP Combe des Fous, Clos Saint Jean 2006

RegionRhône
SubregionChateauneuf-du-Pape
ColourRed
TypeStill


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Tasting Notes

In 2006, only a handful of other producers in Chateauneuf du Pape hit the heights achieved by Clos St.-Jean with the following wine. Virtually perfect, the 2006 Chateauneuf du Pape La Combe des Fous possesses a dense ruby/purple color in addition to an extraordinary nose of ground pepper, spice box, black currants, and kirsch, and full-bodied, powerful, spicy flavors. Resembling haute couture with its seamless integration of acidity, tannin, and alcohol, this is a prodigious wine to smell, taste, and consume. Readers should hasten to buy this wine ASAP! Anticipated maturity: 2010-2025

Score: 98Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (179), October 2008

Score: 94/97Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (173), October 2007

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