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Clos des Papes 1999-2004
29 Nov 2006 by JR
Here is a little appetiser for my first set of 2005 Rhône tasting notes  (112 of them) which I will be posting early on Friday morning London time.    The notes below on a fascinating and most impressive vertical of recent vintages of Clos des Papes are based on Goedhuis & Co’s presentation of them at their 2005 Rhône offer last week. Vincent Avril was there to explain the vintages. On the members’ forum we have recently discussed Clos des Papes 2003. This bottle seemed much better balanced than the one I ordered to taste from Uncorked, although there was nothing wrong with the...

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