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Château Maucoil

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2017 Château Maucoil l'Esprit de Maucoil  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

Spicy dark cherries and herbs with lush, soft, round textures and a long, ripe core of sweet, cherries and earth come through easily with the wines round, forward, juicy, peppery style, The wine was produced using a Grenache dominated blend with Syrah, Mourvedre and various other allowable grape varieties.

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2017 Château Maucoil Privilège  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 95

Dark, spicy, red fruits, licorice and smoke come alive in the nose On the palate the wine is lush, sweet, juicy, deep, fresh and lively, with soft tannins and a blast of black, peppery cherries in the finish. The wine was produced using a Grenache dominate blend that includes Syrah, Mourvedre and several other assorted red and white grape varieties.

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2017 Château Maucoil  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

Round, supple and juicy, with a soft, peppery, kirsch, cherry and plum filled finish. I like the spicy, pepper end note that accompanies the black raspberries and kirsch. The wine was blended with 60% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 15% Mourvedre and 10% Cinsault.

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2016 Château Maucoil  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

There is a sweetness in the cherries in the nose, which moves you to a plush textured, full bodied, supple styled wine with layers of ripe, red berries and spice in the finish. The wine was blended with 60% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 15% Mourvedre and 10% Cinsault.

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2016 Château Maucoil l'Esprit de Maucoil  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 93

Rich, peppery and fresh, there is a minerality that adds to the complexity, along with olives, garrigue, plum and cherry notes. The wine is full, round and forward, with lots of spicy, sweet fruit in the finish. The wine was produced using a Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre blend that includes various other allowable grape varieties.

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2016 Château Maucoil Privilège  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 96

Peppery black raspberries, flowers and kirsch rise to the surface in the nose. On the palate, the wine is polished, softy textured with silky tannins and layers of sweet,, ripe, fresh, juicy, ripe dark, red fruits. The white wine grapes in the blend add the perfect, exotic, lush note. The wine was produced using a Grenache, Syrah and Mouvedre blend with several other assorted grape varieties.

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2015 Château Maucoil  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

Medium bodied, spicy, red berries, kirsch and herbs pop right up. Fresh and lively, with a kick from all the juicy, peppery kirsch which is there to round out the finish.

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2015 Château Maucoil l'Esprit de Maucoil  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

Lush, polished, elegant, fresh red fruits, smoke and incense, with a shot of pepper for good measure create the nose. Once there, the wine is full bodied, round and fresh, with a fleshy, spicy, kirsch filled finish.

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2015 Château Maucoil Privilège  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

Floral notes bring a lot to the cherry and kirsch on the front end. Lush, sweet, fresh and loaded with juicy, vibrant, red fruits. The finish has sticking power. The inclusion of white wine grape varieties add aromatic complexities and more roundness to the finish.

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2014 Château Maucoil  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 89

Medium bodied, early drinking, forward, crowd pleaser with fresh, lively, crisp, spicy red fruits and an energetic, peppery, finish.

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2014 Château Maucoil Privilège  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

Perhaps it was the addition of the white wine grape varieties that gave the wine more depth and body in this difficult year. Soft, smooth and delicious, the finish is packed with sweet, blackberries, kirsch and black pepper. This could use a year or two in the bottle while will make it even better and more fun to drink.

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2013 Château Maucoil  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 88

Open, medium bodied, forward, easy to like, taste and enjoy, due to its accessible red fruit character.

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2013 Château Maucoil l'Esprit de Maucoil  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

All the new oak has faded into the wine allowing the fresh, spicy, kirsch notes and round textures to shine through. The wine was made from a blend of 50% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 12% Mourvedre and 8% Cinsault.

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2013 Château Maucoil Privilège  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

Blending red and white grape varietals gives the wine an exotic quality to the nose and texture that helps to showcase the spicy, fresh fruit charm. Produced from a blend of 50% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 12% Mourvedre and 8% Cinsault.

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2012 Château Maucoil l'Esprit de Maucoil  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

Silky, fleshy, sweet and long, there is a nice quality to the melange of kirsch and dark red berries in the wine.

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2012 Château Maucoil  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

A round blast of ripe, spicy black cherry and spice come out of this blend of Blending 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre and 10% Cinsault, the wine reached 14.5% alcohol.

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2011 Château Maucoil Privilège  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

Light in color, soft in texture, ripe in fruit and forward in its cherry and red plum character, the wine was produced from a blend of 50% Grenache, 15% Syrah, 12% Mourvedre, 8% Cinsault and the remainder coming from assorted varietals, the wine reached 15% alcohol.

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2010 Château Maucoil  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

A nice character driven wine, that sells for a fair price, with lots of fresh, ripe, peppery, black raspberries, kirsch and garrigue that is already tasty.

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2009 Château Maucoil Privilège  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 87

On the lighter side, with soft, round textures , the fruit is bright, with a lean to the red cherry and wild strawberry side of the style range. I'd look to drinking this on the young side.

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