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2009 Clos Les Lunelles (750ml)
Producer: Clos Les Lunelles chateaupavie.com
Appellation: CĂ´tes de Castillon - Libournais - France (AOC)
Type: red
Varietal: Merlot - Cabernet Franc - Cabernet Sauvignon
Maturity: Hold
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$39.00
Alcohol %: 14.5
Tasting Notes:
rated: March 15, 2010 , Wine Spectator winespectator.com
88 points "87-90 points Wine Spectator: "Blackberry and mineral aromas follow through to a medium to full body, with firm tannins and a spicy, berry and coffee bean finish." (03/10)" Best 2015-2020
rated: February 15, 2012 , The Wine Advocate erobertparker.com
93 points "93 points Robert Parker: "This is a gorgeous effort, made from a blend of 80% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Cropped at 22 hectoliters per hectare from their clay over limestone soils, the wine displays oodles of new oak, crushed chalk, and blueberry and blackberry fruit with hints of raspberries and pen ink. It is full-bodied and layered, with a fleshy, even succulent mid-palate and a long, long finish. This is terrific Castillon to drink over the next 10-15+ years." (02/12)" Best 2015-2025