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Le Clos du Caillou Chateauneuf du Pape La Reserve 2000
Item #: 892892
Description: Possibly the wine of the vintage is the 2000 Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve Le Clos du Cailloux. I tasted this wine four times from bottle, and it has blown away some tough competition. A wealth of fruit, power, and balance, amazing purity, and a sumptuous, 65-second finish are the stuff of legends. As usual, it is a blend of 45% Grenache, 40% Mourvedre, and the rest Syrah as well as miscellaneous varietals. The Mourvedre must be picked incredibly ripe as there is never any of that grape's astringency or toughness. However, being an anti-oxidant varietal, I am sure this is a sign of how much aging potential these wines possess. This is an enormous, well-delineated, superb wine. Anticipated maturity: now-2020+.

Variety: Red Rhone Blends
Designation: Reserve
Vintage: 2000
Format: 750 ml
Rating: WA99
Condition: excellent
Producer: Clos du Caillou, Domaine le
Comments:
Lot estimate: 340 : 420

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