Clos Du Roy 2010 Wine Review

Clos Du Roy 2010
Clos Du Roy 2010
Clos Du Roy 2010
A.C., Fronsac, Bordeaux, France
Community Score: 4.6/5
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Product #: 321307
Wine Type: Red Wine


 
Price: $22.95
Alcohol: 15%
Drink: 2012-2016
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Clos Du Roy
Agent: Barrique Wines & Spirits Imports
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Natalie's Score: 91/100

A luscious, dark-fruited red with a plush, supple texture and full-bodied weight. Attractive aromas and flavours of wild blackberry, cassis and black licorice. Highly recommended. Best Beef Wine

This Clos Du Roy 2010 was reviewed April 27, 2013 by

 

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This wine won a Gold Medal at the 2012 Concours Général Agricole in Paris. Clos du Roy’s wine, which is also Merlot-based, is (like Puygueraud) exactly the opposite of the flaccid fruitiness that characterizes a lot of affordable New World Merlot. It’s taut and focused, full of bright blackberry fruit supported by fine tannins. We tasted [winemaker Philippe] Hermouet’s 2009 and 2010 vintages ... the ’10 more powerful and licorice-edged. Source: Ray Isle, Food and Wine, Oct. 2012

 
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