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Domaine Durieu Cuvee Lucile Avril 2009

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

The estate's luxury cuvee, the deep ruby/plum-colored 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Lucile Avril is composed of 85% Grenache and the rest mostly Mourvedre with a touch of Syrah, all aged in cement. Impressively rich and much in character with not only the... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2009 Domaine Durieu Cuvee Lucile Avril 750ml

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External Reviews for Domaine Durieu Cuvee Lucile Avril

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/02/2011

The estate's luxury cuvee, the deep ruby/plum-colored 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Lucile Avril is composed of 85% Grenache and the rest mostly Mourvedre with a touch of Syrah, all aged in cement. Impressively rich and much in character with not only the... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2009 Domaine Durieu Cuvee Lucile Avril 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
12/10/2010

The luxury cuvee, the 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Lucille Avril (85% Grenache, 10% Mourvedre and 5% Syrah, aged in 100% cement as well) is a slightly larger version of the traditional cuvee. It clearly has deeper fruit, more intensity and density. Dark ... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2009 Domaine Durieu Cuvee Lucile Avril 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/19/2012

Medium-full color saturation in the glass with brick edges. Amazing aromatics of juicy red berry, licorice and pepper spice will make your mouth water! Black raspberry liquor meets up with new leather and cracked black pepper on the palate entry, whi... Neil Mechanic. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2009 Durieu, Domaine Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Lucile Avril 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2006 10/15/2009

Deep ruby. Smoky cherry and dark chocolate on the nose, with a subtle tapenade quality adding interest. Dense, brooding dark fruit flavors are supported by chewy tannins, which add grip to the finish. Serious tannins tell me that this demands cellari... Stephen Tanzer. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2006 Domaine Durieu Cuvee Lucile Avril 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2006 02/25/2010

The deeper, richer, fuller 2006 Chateauneuf du Pape Lucille Avril exhibits beautifully sweet black cherry and blackberry fruit intermixed with hints of seaweed, roasted herbs (Provencal style, of course) a full-bodied, powerful palate with stunning c... Robert Parker. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2006 Domaine Durieu Cuvee Lucile Avril 750ml




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