1998 AUGUSTE CLAPE 1998

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90-94 / 100

Very good

1998 AUGUSTE CLAPE 1998

Condition Good

Stock : 13 bottles
235,00 € tax incl. 195,83 € tax excl.
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90 / 100
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate
Robert PARKER - The Wine Advocate

(2-2001) The big, classic 1998 Cornas reveals hard tannin, medium to full body, a dense ruby/purple color, and a muscular, backstrapping, husky style that requires 5-6 years of cellaring. It will last for 16-18 years, but it does not have much fat, glycerin or sweetness.

91 / 100
Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator

(2010) Very expressive, with mature aromas of cedar, black tea and sandalwood giving way to a slightly firm-edged palate of charred mesquite, roasted plum and warm red currant preserve. Smoky and brawny on the finish, with a rugged feel to the grip, taking over from the maturing fruit. A harder-edged vintage, though softening somewhat with time in the glass.

Features
Vintage 1998
Rating 90-94
Region Rhône
Appellation Cornas
Colour Red
Volume 0.75 l
Price From 200 € to 300 €
New yes
Château Auguste Clape
Country France
Château informations
Auguste Clape
Auguste Clape

The Domaine Auguste Clape is a reference in the Cornas appellation. Located in the southern part of the Rhone Valley, the red wines are 100% Syrah. The Cornas of Auguste Clape are famous for their straight, distinguished and sober character. Raised during 2 years in concrete vats then in ancient casks, they are wines carved for the guard. Since 1955, the Domaine Auguste Clape raises its wines to the highest level including adopting a reasoned work of the vine. Pierre-Marie Clape, son of Augustus, who has worked for the Tempier and Le Vieux Télégraphe estates, has been with the estate since 1988. In 2002, he was joined by his own son Olivier.


Only 2 vintages are produced: Cornas with vines from 40 to 90 years old and Renaissance with younger vines.


Area: 8.8 ha; Production: 30,000 bottles / year; Average age of the vines: 45 years; Red grape varieties: Syrah; White grape varieties: Roussanne, Marsanne


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