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Château Sixtine

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2017 Château Sixtine  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2016 Château Sixtine  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2015 Château Sixtine  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2014 Château Sixtine  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

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 Château Sixtine  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2012 Château Sixtine  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2012 Château Sixtine Manus Dei  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 87

Easy drinking, medium bodied with black peppery fruits.

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2011 Château Sixtine  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

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

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2011 Château Sixtine Manus Dei  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 87

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

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2010 Château Sixtine  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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% alcohol 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.

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