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Date Printed: 10/22/2014
Clos Saint-Jean Sanctus Sanctorum (1.5 Liter magnum) 2010
Clos Saint-Jean Sanctus Sanctorum (1.5 Liter magnum) 2010
(search item no. 119871)
The Wine Advocate rating: 100 points
Wine Spectator rating: 97 points
PRICE ON 10/22/2014: $309.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 100 points
2012 Wine Spectator rating: 97 points
2012 International Wine Cellar rating: 95 points

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About Clos Saint-Jean:

The prestigious Clos Saint Jean is run by the fourth generation of the Tacussel/Maurel family - Vincent and Pascal Maurel - under the tutelage of renowned oenologist Philippe Cambie. Clos Saint-Jean is considered by critics, sommeliers, and consumers alike to be among the top properties of the Southern Rhone. Robert Parker comments, “The tasting of the five (2007) cuvees must rank among the greatest single tasting in the southern Rhone I have ever done in 30+ years of wine tasting. Last year I sensed something special was happening, and the bottled (2007) wines confirm that something rare had occurred in the vineyards and cellars of Clos Saint-Jean.” The estate now boasts four 100 point wines, sourced from their extraordinary old vine plots, including choice parcels in the famed La Crau district of Chateauneuf-du-Pape. The raw material for this wine is what is deemed at many domaines suitable for their top end cuvees, yet at Clos Saint-Jean this is their classic bottling. This cuvee “Vieilles Vignes” is produced from the oldest vines of the