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Domaine de la Mordorée Châteauneuf-du-Pape La Reine des Bois 2012 | 750 ml.

Item #: 39978

RP95 VN94 ST93+

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Primary Grape: Grenache | All Grapes: 80% Grenache

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Critical Acclaim

VN94 Vinous Apr 2015

"Inky ruby. High-pitched red and dark berry scents are complemented by suggestions of candied flowers and smoky Indian spices. Silky, sweet and palate-staining, offering intense black raspberry and blueberry flavors and an exotic twist of blood orange. Manages to be both powerful and lithe, finishing with harmonious tannins and outstanding clarity and length." (94 pts.)

RP95 Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 30th Oct 2014

"One of the blockbusters in the vintage, the inky-colored 2012 Châteauneuf du Pape La Reine des Bois — 80% Grenache, completely destemmed and aged 12 months in 80% stainless steel and 20% old barrels — offers fantastic richness and depth in its blackberry liqueur, graphite, wood smoke and crushed-rock-like aromas and flavors. An elegant, stylish and polished example of this cuvée, it comes closest in my mind to a lighter-weight 2010. Medium to full-bodied, concentrated and with fine tannin, it will drink well for 10–15 years." (95 pts.)

ST93+ Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar Jan/Feb 2014

"Deep ruby. Fresh black and blue fruits on the highly perfumed nose, with floral and Indian spice nuances adding complexity. Sappy, penetrating and pure, with very good depth and energy to its boysenberry and cherry-cola flavors. At once rich and lively, finishing with impressive power, supple tannins and lingering spiciness." (93–95 pts.)

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More Information
SKU39978
Product TypeWine
Alternate NameDomaine de la Mordorée Châteauneuf-du-Pape La Reine des Bois
CountryFrance
RegionRhone
DistrictSouthern Rhone
Product Location - Location-AppellationChateauneuf-du-Pape
Package Size750 ml.
BrandDomaine de la Mordorée
Bottles per Case12
Vintage2012
Bin Location0
Premier PickNo
Wine TypeTable Wine
Wine - ColorRed
Grape(s)80% Grenache
Primary GrapeGrenache
Dollar Sale (Y/N)No
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