Clos-des-Brusquières Châteauneuf du Pape 2018 - New Canaan Wine
Clos-des-Brusquières Châteauneuf du Pape 2018
SKU: 11202

Clos-des-Brusquières Châteauneuf du Pape 2018

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Hugely aromatic red and dark berry, potpourri and floral scents are underscored by smoky minerality and a suggestion of Asian spices. Sappy, focused and impressively deep yet lively, offering alluringly sweet raspberry, cherry compote and spicecake flavors.
Jeb Dunnuck
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I've always loved the wines of this incredibly old-school domaine, and their 2018 Châteauneuf Du Pape looks to be another solid effort. Loads of garrigue, pepper, incense, saddle leather, and sweet red and black fruits all emerge from this medium to full-bodied, supple, seamless red that has ripe tannins, good mid-palate depth, and just loads of upfront charm. It's not going to be the longest-lived, but it's beautifully done and is going to offers tons of pleasure over the coming 10-12 years.

August 16, 2019