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2009 Henri Bonneau Châteauneuf-du-Pape Réserve des Célestins Henri Bonneau, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rhône, France

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Country France
Region Rhône
Appellation Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Producer Henri Bonneau
Vintage 2009
Type Red (Dry)
Grape Variety Red Rhône Blend
ABV 15.0%
Format 12x75cl
Packaging Original Cardboard Case
Duty Status In Bond
Provenance Purchased by Liquid Assets from a UK-based merchant; securely stored in a climate-controlled bonded facility
Stock 1 case (in stock and available immediately)

(94-97) Jeb Dunnuck, The Wine Advocate (October 2014)

Even better, the 2009 Châteauneuf du Pape Reserve des Célestins is similar to the Marie Beurrier, yet has additional concentration, mid-palate depth and sweet tannin. The balance here is superb, and it gains more and more structure with time in the glass. There’s plenty of similarities to the ’07 (and to a lesser extent, the 2011), and given this showing, it should have a broad drink window.

(95-96) Josh Raynolds, Vinous (April 2015)

Deep ruby. Seductive scents of ripe blackberry and boysenberry, singed plum and star anise, lifted by an intense floral topnote. Sweet, expansive dark fruit flavors show excellent concentration, with suggestions of licorice pastille and orange pith giving the wine an exotic character. Shows outstanding clarity and power on the extremely long finish, which is shaped by smooth, slow-building tannins.

Format Packaging Stock Price Status
12x75cl OC 1 case £3,000.00 In Bond View