Rave Review: eRobertParker.com on 1995 Andre Brunel / Les Cailloux CdP “Centenaire” – 96 Points!

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WINERY PROFILE | Domaine Andre Brunel / Les Cailloux

“I would not classify 1995 as a great year for Chateauneuf du Pape, although it is certainly excellent, and overall the finest vintage since 1990, but you would never know that by tasting Andre Brunel’s sumptuous 1995s. The mind-boggling 1995 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Centenaire (500 cases produced) is a candidate for the wine of the vintage. Made from a 5.6 acre parcel of Grenache vines planted in 1889, it boasts a dense, opaque plum color. Initially the wine appears closed aromatically, especially when compared to the cuvee classique, but it blossoms in the glass, offering up sexy aromas of black truffles, blueberries, black raspberries, and kirsch. Explosive richness and an opulent, sumptuous texture come together in this silky”

— Robert Parker / eRobertParker.com

96/100 Points

 

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