1998 Le Clos du Caillou Côtes du Rhône Villages

Red Rhone Blend

  • France
  • Rhône
  • Southern Rhône
  • Côtes du Rhône Villages
Drink between 2002 - 2011 (Edit)
CT82.5 7 reviews

Community Tasting Notes 7

  • oakland.cory wrote: 79 points

    November 6, 2012 - Purchased from good stock, and this was incredibly disappointing. Brought to a wine dinner and it mostly went unconsumed, over the hill, dirty, tired. Pass.

  • txwife wrote:

    April 6, 2007 - Excellent wine! See public tasting note.

  • txwife wrote:

    April 6, 2007 - I have to say I know nothing about this wine other than I bought it from Hi-Times Cellars in Santa Ana, Ca. They must have recommended it.

    At first I thought this wine was gone. It gave off a kind of musty odor upon uncorking, but I was wrong. The wine is a medium red color with just a hint of brick around its edges. Once I got past the musty odor, I could smell briary fruit and leather. The first sip was kind of biting, but then the wine smooths out. This wine has got a backbone for how delicate it feels. Very integrated with red fruit and spice up front with a little tobacco on the long finish. I think this is a wine that pinot, bordeaux and rhone wine lovers would all enjoy.

  • David Wilson wrote:

    June 17, 2006 - Excellent as usual. What a beautiful wine!

  • David Wilson wrote:

    June 10, 2006 - As usual, very elegant and delightful.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1998
  • Type Red
  • Producer Le Clos du Caillou
  • Varietal Red Rhone Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Rhône
  • SubRegion Southern Rhône
  • Appellation Côtes du Rhône Villages

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  • In Cellars 13 (45%)
  • Consumed 16 (55%)

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