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Château Sixtine

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2021
91
Spicy red fruits with accents of herbs, and orange peel resonate in the nose. On the palate, the wine is fresh, salty, vibrant, round, and fruity with a polished supple, creamy finish. The wine is a blend of 50% Grenache, 25% Syrah and 25% Mourvedre. Drink from 2024-2030.

Spicy red fruits with accents of herbs, and orange peel resonate in the nose. On the palate, the wine is fresh, salty, vibrant, round, and fruity with a polished supple, creamy finish. The wine is a blend of 50% Grenache, 25% Syrah and 25% Mourvedre. Drink from 2024-2030.

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2021
90
Sweet, fresh cherries, and kirsch with supple-textures, medium-bodied, soft, elegant and fresh. You can enjoy this with pleasure on release. Drink from 2024-2030.

Sweet, fresh cherries, and kirsch with supple-textures, medium-bodied, soft, elegant and fresh. You can enjoy this with pleasure on release. Drink from 2024-2030.

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2020
90
Medium-bodied, forward and fruity with a softness to the black raspberries, strawberries and kirsch that is perfect for early drinking, elegant, refined pleasure. Drink from 2022-2028.

Medium-bodied, forward and fruity with a softness to the black raspberries, strawberries and kirsch that is perfect for early drinking, elegant, refined pleasure. Drink from 2022-2028.

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2019
91
Sweet, juicy and fresh, the core of yellow citrus rind, green apples, spice and herbs offers vibrance, lift, and a rich, spicy, fruit packed finish. Drink from 2022 - 2028

Sweet, juicy and fresh, the core of yellow citrus rind, green apples, spice and herbs offers vibrance, lift, and a rich, spicy, fruit packed finish. Drink from 2022 - 2028

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2019
93
Lush, rich and vibrant with layers of licorice infused dark red berries, espresso, smoke, spice and plums permeate the nose. On the palate the wine is dark, deep, plush and polished, with solid concentration and layers of ripe, deep, round fruits and spice. Give the wine a few years to fully integrate and it will be an even better tasting experience. The wine is a blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre and 20% Syrah. Drink from 2024 - 2036

Lush, rich and vibrant with layers of licorice infused dark red berries, espresso, smoke, spice and plums permeate the nose. On the palate the wine is dark, deep, plush and polished, with solid concentration and layers of ripe, deep, round fruits and spice. Give the wine a few years to fully integrate and it will be an even better tasting experience. The wine is a blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre and 20% Syrah. Drink from 2024 - 2036

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2019
89
Forward, fresh, soft, medium-bodied, earthy, charmer with a blast of green olives and cherries on the mid-palate and in the finish. This is ready to drink on release. Drink from 2021 - 2030

Forward, fresh, soft, medium-bodied, earthy, charmer with a blast of green olives and cherries on the mid-palate and in the finish. This is ready to drink on release. Drink from 2021 - 2030

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2018
88
Medium-bodied, earthy, dusty and fruity, with a nice spicy kick and a hint of licorice in the raspberry oriented finish. This is ready to drink on release.

Medium-bodied, earthy, dusty and fruity, with a nice spicy kick and a hint of licorice in the raspberry oriented finish. This is ready to drink on release.

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2018
93
Showing good color, the nose offers sweet red fruits, meat, pepper, earth and spice. Fruity, luscious, round and ripe, this is very successful for the vintage, in part due to all the Mourvedre and Syrah in the blend.

Showing good color, the nose offers sweet red fruits, meat, pepper, earth and spice. Fruity, luscious, round and ripe, this is very successful for the vintage, in part due to all the Mourvedre and Syrah in the blend.

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2017
92
Spicy, fruity and rich the wine has a fabulous shot of earth, grilled meat and herbs with good concentration of flavor. Give it a few years in the cellar before popping a bottle. Made with a blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre and 20% Syrah.

Spicy, fruity and rich the wine has a fabulous shot of earth, grilled meat and herbs with good concentration of flavor. Give it a few years in the cellar before popping a bottle. Made with a blend of 50% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre and 20% Syrah.

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2016
93
Peppery, spicy, sweet, pure, soft textured red fruits create an elegant, refined, silky expression. There is depth of flavor and sweet, ripe, olive tinged, kirsch in the end notes. The wine was made from blending 50% Grenache, 25% Syrah and 25% Mourvedre.

Peppery, spicy, sweet, pure, soft textured red fruits create an elegant, refined, silky expression. There is depth of flavor and sweet, ripe, olive tinged, kirsch in the end notes. The wine was made from blending 50% Grenache, 25% Syrah and 25% Mourvedre.

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2015
93
Incense and red fruits are the first thing you notice. On the palate, the wine has a nice polish to all its rich, sweet, fleshy red berries, freshness for lift and round textures in the finish. The wine was made from blending 65% Grenache, 25% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre.

Incense and red fruits are the first thing you notice. On the palate, the wine has a nice polish to all its rich, sweet, fleshy red berries, freshness for lift and round textures in the finish. The wine was made from blending 65% Grenache, 25% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre.

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2014
90
Medium bodied, lush, polished, sensuous and elegant style of wine with a ripe core of peppery red berries and thyme.

Medium bodied, lush, polished, sensuous and elegant style of wine with a ripe core of peppery red berries and thyme.

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2013
90
Fresh herbs and sweet, ripe red fruits, play well with the soft, silky textures and freshness in the end notes. Made with a blend of 40% Grenache, 35% Mourvedre and 25% Syrah.

Fresh herbs and sweet, ripe red fruits, play well with the soft, silky textures and freshness in the end notes. Made with a blend of 40% Grenache, 35% Mourvedre and 25% Syrah.

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2012
91
Supple, polished and spicy, with a blast of fresh, jammy black raspberry, pepper and herbs in the finish. 40% Grenache, 35% Mourvedre and 25% Syrah make up the unique blend.

Supple, polished and spicy, with a blast of fresh, jammy black raspberry, pepper and herbs in the finish. 40% Grenache, 35% Mourvedre and 25% Syrah make up the unique blend.

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2012
87
Easy drinking, medium bodied with black peppery fruits.

Easy drinking, medium bodied with black peppery fruits.

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2011
91
Lush red fruits and spice, with a polished, black cherry personality with good character and a supple finish.

Lush red fruits and spice, with a polished, black cherry personality with good character and a supple finish.

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2011
87
Supple easy tasting and forward, some dryness is found in the spicy, cherry and wild strawberry finish.

Supple easy tasting and forward, some dryness is found in the spicy, cherry and wild strawberry finish.

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2010
95
Earthy, sweet, fleshy, fresh, ripe, pure, black and red cherries, pepper, fennel, garrigue and spice open the wine. Rich, fleshy, sweet, round and intense, there is no sensation of heat in the long, 15.5% ABV finish. Few wines of this quality are available at this price level. This is a top level Chateauneuf du Pape wine worth buying.

Earthy, sweet, fleshy, fresh, ripe, pure, black and red cherries, pepper, fennel, garrigue and spice open the wine. Rich, fleshy, sweet, round and intense, there is no sensation of heat in the long, 15.5% ABV finish. Few wines of this quality are available at this price level. This is a top level Chateauneuf du Pape wine worth buying.

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Sweet jammy black raspberries, flowers, smoke, spice and black pepper scents, this lush, sexy, rich, forward style of Chateauneuf du Pape is already delicious. For a wine of this consistent level of quality, the Diffonty family has kept prices fair.

Sweet jammy black raspberries, flowers, smoke, spice and black pepper scents, this lush, sexy, rich, forward style of Chateauneuf du Pape is already delicious. For a wine of this consistent level of quality, the Diffonty family has kept prices fair.

6,040 Views   Tasted