Clos des Brusquières Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2007

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91-94 points - Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: Saturated ruby. Rich red and dark berry liqueur aromas are...

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Clifton, NJ (220 mi)
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I did some mail order wine purchasing last year and the place where I bought the wine highly recommended it. I bought a half dozen bottles, and th... Read more

The 2004 Clos des Brusquiegrave;res from the family of Courtil-Thibaut (the proprietors) is a medium-bodied wine that shows sweet, cedary fruitcake... Read more

Enticing, with pastis and warm fig reduction aromas and flavors leading the way, backed by mulled currant fruit, black tea and plum jam notes. The ... Read more

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Snooth User: ILoveWine18
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4.50 5
12/19/2010

I did some mail order wine purchasing last year and the place where I bought the wine highly recommended it. I bought a half dozen bottles, and then a half dozen more. For a low-priced CduP, it's incredible.


External Reviews for Clos des Brusquières Châteauneuf-du-Pape

External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

The 2004 Clos des Brusquiegrave;res from the family of Courtil-Thibaut (the proprietors) is a medium-bodied wine that shows sweet, cedary fruitcake notes, some old roasted herbs, and light to medium ruby color. It has some lushness, spiciness, and herbaceousness that are attractive, but it is best drunk over the next 3ndash;4 years. These tend to be traditionally made Chateauneuf du Papes that can be somewhat irregular in quality, but when they hit the mark they are worthwhile old-style Chateauneuf du Papes. Both the current vintages are certainly very good wines, but perhaps not as impressive as they could be for the vintagersquo;s quality.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Enticing, with pastis and warm fig reduction aromas and flavors leading the way, backed by mulled currant fruit, black tea and plum jam notes. The long finish flaunts the fruit of the vintage, while maintaining its balance. An impressive showing for this domaine. Best from 2010 through 2023.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

I suspect this wine will turn out at least as good as the upper-range score indicates, with lots of old-vine Grenache characteristics clearly present in this soft, attractive, kirsch-dominated wine. It has a deep ruby/plum color, notes of resin interwoven with pepper, garrigue, and plenty of black cherry and strawberry. This is lush, elegant, and almost Burgundian in its focus and overall personality. It should drink nicely for 10ndash;15 years.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
03/20/2011

Enticing, with pastis and warm fig reduction aromas and flavors leading the way, backed by mulled currant fruit, black tea and plum jam notes. The long finish flaunts the fruit of the vintage, while maintaining its balance. An impressive showing for this domaine. Best from 2010 through 2023. -JM Saturated ruby. Rich red and dark berry liqueur aromas are complicated by white pepper, garrigue and smoky minerals. Refreshing, delineated raspberry and black cherry flavors show impressive depth without excess weight, thanks to fresh mineral snap on the back. There's a pinot noir-like elegance and purity to this wine that's quite alluring. The outstanding 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape exhibits a darker, plum/garnet/ruby hue as well as an evolved, but complex bouquet of kirsch liqueur, lavender, new saddle leather, spice box, and garrigue. It is an unadorned, pure wine with the kirsch/black cherry liqueur character following through across the attack, mid-palate, and finish. Quasi-rustic tannins kick in at the finish, but there is more than sufficient substance to stand up to the wine's structure. Nevertheless, I recommend 1-2 years of bottle age, and consumption over the following 12-15 years. ** Only 21 in Stock **


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

The 2004 Chateauneuf du Pape is a solidly constructed, earthy wine with notes of underbrush, pepper, black cherries, and garrigue. It is spicy, medium to full-bodied, and traditionally made. Give it 2ndash;3 years of cellaring and drink it over the following 10ndash;12 years.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/03/2012

The 2005 Clos des Brusquieres has much more to it, but still retains an elegant nose of dried herbs, black cherries, and black currants intermixed with a bit of cedar and resiny pine forest notes. It is a more complete wine, medium to full-bodied, with good depth, ripeness, and a heady finish. It should drink well for 8ndash;10 years. These tend to be traditionally made Chateauneuf du Papes that can be somewhat irregular in quality, but when they hit the mark they are worthwhile old-style Chateauneuf du Papes. Both the current vintages are certainly very good wines, but perhaps not as impressive as they could be for the vintagersquo;s quality.


External Review
Source: CityWineCellar.com
01/16/2010

91-94 points - Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Saturated ruby. Rich red and dark berry liqueur aromas are complicated by white pepper, garrigue and smoky minerals. Refreshing, delineated raspberry and black cherry flavors show impressive depth without excess weight, thanks to fresh mineral snap on the back. There's a pinot noir-like elegance and purity to this wine that's quite alluring." (Jan/Feb '09) 90+ points Robert Parker: "The outstanding 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape exhibits a darker, plum/garnet/ruby hue as well as an evolved, but complex bouquet of kirsch liqueur, lavender, new saddle leather, spice box, and garrigue. It is an unadorned, pure wine with the kirsch/black cherry liqueur character following through across the attack, mid-palate, and finish. Quasi-rustic tannins kick in at the finish, but there is more than sufficient substance to stand up to the wine’s structure. Nevertheless, I recommend 1-2 years of bottle age, and consumption over the following 12-15 years." (10/09)


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11/03/2010

Winemaker's Notes:

91-94 points - Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: Saturated ruby. Rich red and dark berry liqueur aromas are complicated by white pepper garrigue and smoky minerals. Refreshing delineated

91-94 points - Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: Saturated ruby. Rich red and dark berry liqueur aromas are complicated by white pepper garrigue and smoky minerals. Refreshing delineated

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