Bonneau, Henri - CNDP Reserve des Celestins 2005

Product Details

Chateauneuf du Pape
Bonneau, Henri

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1 x 0.75L BI Stock IB £450.00 3 btls

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Tasting Notes and Scores

Wine Advocate

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 31/10/2012 The powerful, massive, tannic 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve des Celestins is a 30-year wine. Its dense plum color is followed by huge notes of Asian hoisin sauce, smoked meats, beef blood, kirsch, figs and black currants. This full-bodied 2005 may be the biggest, richest Chateauneuf du Pape Henri Bonneau has produced since his 1998. The tannins are still frightfully high, and the wine is structured and backward, but so, so promising. Forget this 2005 for another 5-7 years and drink it over the following three decades. Henri Bonneau was in the hospital recovering from an operation at the time of my visit, so my tasting notes are from wines I purchased at retail. His 2006s should be released in late 2012, and my pre-bottling notes on those wines were published in issue 197 (dated 10-31-11). The 2006 Reserve des Celestins was rated (94-96) and the already bottled 2006 Marie Beurrier received a score of 91. Importer: Alain Junguenet, Wines of France, Mountainside, NJ; tel. (908) 654-6173