Clos des Papes Rouge 2010
Red wine

Clos des Papes, Rouge 2010

RRP £765.00 (case of 6)

A vintage of beautiful balance in Châteauneuf. The nose has a fresh demeanour, even a little reduction. It’s moving towards a mineral phase and has capacity. The palate is tight, also on a mineral path, with good breeze in the tannins; it lengthens with a cavalier brio and has very good spine. Like the 1978, it has a classic structure and can amplify; it’s apart from 2016 and 2019 in that sense, with Burgundian connections. ‘2010 is more elegant than 1990, which is more rich,’ says Avril.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Alcohol

15%

Bottle size

750ml

Drink dates

2022 - 2048

Origin

Country

France

Region

Rhône

Sub-region

Southern Rhône

Area

Châteauneuf-du-Pape AOP

Tasting Information

Tasted by

John Livingstone-Learmonth

UK Stockist