2015 Clos de la Roche

Arlaud; Herve

93Average Score
Red
Bts
-
0 Immediate | 3 Marketplace
£202.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
93
Critic Notes

The 2015 Clos de la Roche Grand Cru has an expressive bouquet with vibrant raspberry and wild strawberry scents, a touch of gravel and granite developing with continued aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with a candied opening, plenty of blood orange and even tangerine permeating the black fruit with a sweet, opulent finish that would benefit from just a tad more restraint. Good potential though and there seems to be a budding sense of joie de vivre. Dec 2016, www.robertparker.com

Score: 92-94/100Neal Martin

(from a .36 ha parcel in Mochamps; 75% from 25+ year old vines and the remainder are from 40+ year old vines). Reduction flattens the nose. Otherwise there is excellent punch to the bigger, richer and more muscular flavors that possess a supple mid-palate thanks to the abundance of tannin-buffering dry extract that also coats the mouth on the focused, serious and slightly austere finish. This too is going to require a certain amount of patience. Dec 2016, www.burghound.com

Score: 91-94/100Allen Meadows, Burghound
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Sub-region
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Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
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Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
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Drinking Window
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Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Sub-region
-
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
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