Domaine de la Mordoree Cuvee de la Reinedes Bois Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2001

Rhone Red Blends from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France

$175.99
Item No. 60288
  • red wine
  • collectible wine
  • RP100

Winemaker's Notes

"The flagship wine remains Mordoree's remarkable Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de la Reine des Bois. The 2001 Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee de la Reine des Bois possesses slightly less charm and accessibility than the 2000, but it is even more extracted, with additional definition, structure, richness, acidity, fruit intensity, and concentration. Packed and stacked, this inky purple-colored Chateauneuf offers a sumptuous nose of minerals, creme de cassis, acacia flowers, pepper, and blackberries. Dense, full-bodied, and multidimensional, this great young Chateauneuf du Pape will require more patience than its older sibling. Anticipated maturity: 2006-2025." - Wine Advocate

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Learn About Domaine de la Mordoree Map ItMap It

Born from a deep-rooted winegrowing background, it was only in 1986 that the Domaine became entirely dedicated to a passion for wine. Consequently, the Domaine sold all other businesses in the field of hi-tech ventilated suits.

This choice was matured through long consideration and thought for both quality and environment-friendliness. The goal was clear: produce the best wine in each appellation, while preserving nature and man. La Mordoree therefore acquired new lands, broadening its vineyards and enriching its appellations with new cherished parcels of land.

Learn About Chateauneuf-du-Pape

(shah-too-NUHF due Pahp) Southern Rhone's landmark region, Chateauneuf du Pape, was the first region to gain AC status in France. That was the 1920s - it's history goes much further back than that. As the name suggests, the wine region was named after the new papal home, referring to the period of time in the 1300's when the pope resided in Avignon instead of Rome. Notable Facts...

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Learn About Rhone Red Blends

The Rhone region of France has a delightful selection of red varieties. There are 22 grapes allowed in the Rhone AOC, about half of them red. Most of these varieties are used as secondary blending partners, often comprising less than 10% of the blend. The primary red players of Rhone blends are Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Most wines from the Southern Rhone use Grenache as their...

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