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Clusel-Roch

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2019
96
Perfectly ripe, red and black cherries, smoke, and floral aromas get your attention quickly. The palate, with its layers of vibrant fruit, salt, spice, and thyme, along with its silky, refined tannins and energetic, supple finish, steals the show. Drink from 2025-2042.

Perfectly ripe, red and black cherries, smoke, and floral aromas get your attention quickly. The palate, with its layers of vibrant fruit, salt, spice, and thyme, along with its silky, refined tannins and energetic, supple finish, steals the show. Drink from 2025-2042.

3,371 Views   Tasted
2017
91
Crisp, white peach, melon, citrus and stones are what you find here. The wine is rich, sweet, vibrant and fresh.

Crisp, white peach, melon, citrus and stones are what you find here. The wine is rich, sweet, vibrant and fresh.

1,733 Views   Tasted
2016
94
Herbs, flowers, pepper and wild, sweet, fresh cherries are the first thing you notice. When the wine hits your palate, its vibrant, juicy and fresh, tannic and stony, with loads of fruit that sticks with you. This needs some time in the bottle before you pull a cork.

Herbs, flowers, pepper and wild, sweet, fresh cherries are the first thing you notice. When the wine hits your palate, its vibrant, juicy and fresh, tannic and stony, with loads of fruit that sticks with you. This needs some time in the bottle before you pull a cork.

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2016
94
Smoked thyme, olives and pepper add to the juicy, kirsch and black raspberries. On the palate, the wine is precise, fresh, juicy, long and clean. Give this at least 5-7 years in the cellar before popping a cork.

Smoked thyme, olives and pepper add to the juicy, kirsch and black raspberries. On the palate, the wine is precise, fresh, juicy, long and clean. Give this at least 5-7 years in the cellar before popping a cork.

2,797 Views   Tasted
2016
92
The debut vintage for the new name and label for this cuvee, the wine is peppery from the get go. Medium bodied, clean and energetic, the wine displays it vibrant, spicy red berries with ease. Give it a few years to develop before pulling a cork.

The debut vintage for the new name and label for this cuvee, the wine is peppery from the get go. Medium bodied, clean and energetic, the wine displays it vibrant, spicy red berries with ease. Give it a few years to develop before pulling a cork.

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2015
95
Energy galore in the red fruits that work perfectly with the supple textured, fresh, ripe red berries, flowers, smoke and spice make this a turn on. The wine is lush, juicy and fresh, with length and purity, leaving you with kirsch and black raspberries in the endnote.

Energy galore in the red fruits that work perfectly with the supple textured, fresh, ripe red berries, flowers, smoke and spice make this a turn on. The wine is lush, juicy and fresh, with length and purity, leaving you with kirsch and black raspberries in the endnote.

3,242 Views   Tasted
Kirsch, flowers, wet earth, smoke, spice box and black raspberries open the nose. On the palate, the wine is silky soft, fresh and loaded with sweet, dark red fruits that deliver freshness, juicy fruits, dusty tannins and kirsch in the plummy, elegant, sensuous finish.

Kirsch, flowers, wet earth, smoke, spice box and black raspberries open the nose. On the palate, the wine is silky soft, fresh and loaded with sweet, dark red fruits that deliver freshness, juicy fruits, dusty tannins and kirsch in the plummy, elegant, sensuous finish.

3,263 Views   Tasted
2015
92
Earthy, stony, fresh and herbal, the wine pops with sweet, red berries, pepper and spice. Luscious, elegant and already charming, you can drink this young, or give it a decade for secondary nuances. This is the final vintage for the Classique. While the parcels will stay the same, the name was changed starting with the 2016 vintage to Les Schistes to coordinate with the terroir..

Earthy, stony, fresh and herbal, the wine pops with sweet, red berries, pepper and spice. Luscious, elegant and already charming, you can drink this young, or give it a decade for secondary nuances. This is the final vintage for the Classique. While the parcels will stay the same, the name was changed starting with the 2016 vintage to Les Schistes to coordinate with the terroir..

2,992 Views   Tasted
2015
96
Deep, rich, smoky, and peppery, the juicy red fruits show a lot of rocks and gravel notes. Rich, sensuous, sexy and complex, the purity of the fruit, coupled with the olive notes and elegant textures really grabs you.

Deep, rich, smoky, and peppery, the juicy red fruits show a lot of rocks and gravel notes. Rich, sensuous, sexy and complex, the purity of the fruit, coupled with the olive notes and elegant textures really grabs you.

3,126 Views   Tasted
2012
92
Still a bit young, but it was hard not to enjoy the bright, crisp red fruits, cracked pepper, earth and kiss of smoke. Polished and classy, this elegant, medium/full bodied, kirsch packed wine needs a few more years in the cellar before it really pops.

Still a bit young, but it was hard not to enjoy the bright, crisp red fruits, cracked pepper, earth and kiss of smoke. Polished and classy, this elegant, medium/full bodied, kirsch packed wine needs a few more years in the cellar before it really pops.

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2005
92
Crisp, fresh, pure, silky and vibrant, with a beautiful purity to the ripe, black and red berries, spice, earth and elegant, kirsch sensations. Hard to find, but fans of Cote Rotie should look for a bottle.

Crisp, fresh, pure, silky and vibrant, with a beautiful purity to the ripe, black and red berries, spice, earth and elegant, kirsch sensations. Hard to find, but fans of Cote Rotie should look for a bottle.

3,285 Views   Tasted
2003
93
Clearly drinking in the sweet spot, the fruit is ripe, round, sweet and satisfying. The texture is soft, round and even slightly voluptuous, with no sensation of heat, or jammy notes. The finish is sweet, pure and supple. Popped and poured, the finish was a bit shorter than I would have liked, else my score would have been higher.

Clearly drinking in the sweet spot, the fruit is ripe, round, sweet and satisfying. The texture is soft, round and even slightly voluptuous, with no sensation of heat, or jammy notes. The finish is sweet, pure and supple. Popped and poured, the finish was a bit shorter than I would have liked, else my score would have been higher.

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Drinking in the sweet spot, with all its kirsch, floral, smoke, flint, black raspberry, earth and licorice notes in full force. Soft, focused, long and fresh, the elegant, floral, sweet, and tart black raspberry finish hits the spot. Sadly, so little of this wine is made, after release, it's impossible to find. If you see bottle, grab it!

Drinking in the sweet spot, with all its kirsch, floral, smoke, flint, black raspberry, earth and licorice notes in full force. Soft, focused, long and fresh, the elegant, floral, sweet, and tart black raspberry finish hits the spot. Sadly, so little of this wine is made, after release, it's impossible to find. If you see bottle, grab it!

2,546 Views   Tasted
This is so deep in color, it looks a 2009. With a nose filled with bacon fat, overripe cherry, licorice, earth, flowers, smoke and coffee, supple textures and a long, fresh, spicy finish, this is drinking great today.

This is so deep in color, it looks a 2009. With a nose filled with bacon fat, overripe cherry, licorice, earth, flowers, smoke and coffee, supple textures and a long, fresh, spicy finish, this is drinking great today.

3,243 Views   Tasted
2003 Clusel Roch Grande Places offers compelling aromas of black raspberries, strawberry, dark cherry and bacon fat with hints of vanilla. Richly textured and filled with layers of pure, ripe, juicy red and black fruits, this suave, enticing and exciting Cote Rotie is ready to drink.

2003 Clusel Roch Grande Places offers compelling aromas of black raspberries, strawberry, dark cherry and bacon fat with hints of vanilla. Richly textured and filled with layers of pure, ripe, juicy red and black fruits, this suave, enticing and exciting Cote Rotie is ready to drink.

3,078 Views   Tasted
1990
94
It's always good when your last bottle was the best bottle from the case, especially shared with friends. This perfectly mature Cote Rotie offered an earthy, spice box, cherry, floral, stone and pepper perfume. Pure silk in texture, the wine finished with minerality and pure, ripe, red berries.

It's always good when your last bottle was the best bottle from the case, especially shared with friends. This perfectly mature Cote Rotie offered an earthy, spice box, cherry, floral, stone and pepper perfume. Pure silk in texture, the wine finished with minerality and pure, ripe, red berries.

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Kirsch, spice, tobacco, earth and strawberry aromas open to an elegant style of Cote Rotie. Earthy, cherries and silky textures finish this fully mature wine. Previous bottles displayed more richness and darker fruit. This is probably slightly past full maturity and should be enjoyed over the next few years

Kirsch, spice, tobacco, earth and strawberry aromas open to an elegant style of Cote Rotie. Earthy, cherries and silky textures finish this fully mature wine. Previous bottles displayed more richness and darker fruit. This is probably slightly past full maturity and should be enjoyed over the next few years

3,447 Views   Tasted
Sexy aromatics paired with opulent, kirsch, black raspberry, spicy palate presence, this magic elixir delivers all its ample, full bodied, silky charms

Sexy aromatics paired with opulent, kirsch, black raspberry, spicy palate presence, this magic elixir delivers all its ample, full bodied, silky charms

3,583 Views   Tasted