96-98 points Fine Wine Review: "Powerful nose, intense, pure, dark fruits, wild. Mouth shows finesse, red berries, purity, excellent length, some spice. A great Clos de la Rcohe. (4/23/20)"
95-97 points William Kelley (Wine Advocate): "The 2018 Clos de la Roche Grand Cru is a beautiful young wine, built for the ages. Unwinding in the glass with aromas of cassis, cherries, rose petals, orange rind, woodsmoke, cinnamon and rich soil tones, it's full-bodied, muscular and introverted, with prodigious concentration, lively acids and a long, ripely tannic finish. While I suspect my visit to Domaine Dujac coincided with an especially brooding evolutionary phase, this will be a Clos de la Roche for the patient. (Jan 2020)"
94-96 points Neal Martin (Vinous): "The 2018 Clos de la Roche Grand Cru is a different animal from the Clos Saint-Denis, offering sumptuous black cherries, kirsch, cassis and pressed violet aromas that burst from the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with grainy tannins, more flesh and substance than the Clos Saint-Denis and a multifaceted, persistent, black-pepper-tinged finish that lingers tenderly. Drink: 2024-2050. (Jan 2020)"
95 points John Gilman (View From the Cellar): "The 2018 Domaine Dujac Clos de la Roche is another gorgeous example of the vintage. The nose is pure, complex and already beautifully refined, offering up a mix of plums, red and black cherries, a refined base of soil tones, gamebird, cocoa powder, mustard seed and vanillin oak. On the palate the wine is deep, pure and full-bodied, with a sappy core of fruit, great backend mineral drive, suave, seamless, but firm tannins and a very, very long, vibrant and promising finish. A great vintage of this iconic cuvée. 2032-2085. (Nov/Dec 2019)"
93-95 points Steen Öhman (Winehog): "The Clos de la Roche is a weightier and more powerful effort than the floral Clos Saint-Denis. This is a riper, intense wine, lacking a bit of the charming freshness and energy found in the Clos Saint-Denis. On the bouquet, there are darker notes – hints of dark cherries, plum, and cassis, with vivid, deep, earthy minerality. On the palate, rich, weighty and long, with impressive depth. A classic but generous Clos de la Roche. Drink from 2035. (11/15/19)"
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