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Domaine Bois de Boursan

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2017 Domaine Bois de Boursan  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

Smoke and cherries come easily in the nose. On the palate, the soft, juicy fruit falls easily on your palate, leaving you with sweet kirsch in the finish. The wine was made using 70% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre, 3% Cinsault and 2% Counoise.

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2017 Domaine Bois de Boursan Cuvée des Félix  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

The black cherries, licorice and smoked dark red fruits pop with little effort. On the palate, the wine soft round, fruity and fresh, with a blast of peppery kirsch in the spicy finish. The wine was made using 60% Grenache, 30% Mourvedre and various other allowable grape varieties.

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2015 Domaine Bois de Boursan  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

Incense and dark cherries pop from the start. Fresh and juicy, with a blast of garrigue and olive, to complicate the dark cherries in the finish. The wine was made using 75% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre, 3% Cinsault and 2% Counoise.

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2015 Domaine Bois de Boursan Cuvée des Félix  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 93

The licorice and black cherry smell as good as they taste. Long, with garrigue and spice box notes kicking in at just the right time, this should age nicely. The wine was made using 60% Grenache, 25% Mourvedre, 5% Syrah, 5% Cinsaut and 5% Counoise.

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2014 Domaine Bois de Boursan  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

Early drinking, open, medium bodied, soft textured wine. The character here is about the peppery, kirsch and strawberry center with nuances of underbrush, herbs and olives.

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2012 Domaine Bois de Boursan  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

5 spice, incense and black cherries led off the wine. There is good freshness and intensity in the mid palate and finish. Give it a few years to develop more complexity. From a blend of 70% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 10% Mourvedre and 10% Counoise, the wine reached 14.5 alcohol.

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2012 Domaine Bois de Boursan Cuvée des Félix  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

Floral, black cherry and licorice notes, silky textures and a blast of ripe, sweet, fresh, polished red fruits shine through the round textured finish. From a blend of 65% Grenache, 25% Mourvedre, 5% Cinsault and 5% Syrah.

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2011 Domaine Bois de Boursan  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

Earthy notes complicated by strawberry and raspberries produced an elegant, clean and fresh wine for early consumption.

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2011 Domaine Bois de Boursan Cuvée des Félix  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

Menthol and crisp, peppery red berries pair with soft, silky textures and a polished, cherry finish. From a blend of 65% Grenache, 25% Mourvedre, 5% Syrah and the remainder coming from assorted varietals, the wine reached 14.5% alcohol.

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2010 Domaine Bois de Boursan Cuvée des Félix  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 94

I'm still on my young Chateauneuf kick and most of the wines from 2010 have been stellar. This was no exception with its ripe, lusty, peppery black raspberries, herb and earthy personality. Rich and intense, the luscious, ripe finish is filled with spicy, jammy, dark red fruits. As good it is now, it's only going to get better with a few years of age.

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2009 Domaine Bois de Boursan Cuvée des Félix  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

Ripe, round, lush and with perfectly ripe black cherries, plums, black raspberries, wet earth and 5 spice aromatics, this is drinking well today. If you like young Grenache blends, pull a cork and enjoy it, for its ripe, forward fruit.

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2007 Domaine Bois de Boursan Cuvée des Félix  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 93

Blending 65% old vine Grenache with 25% Mourvedre, Syrah and other assorted Rhone varieties produced a lush, jammy Chateauneuf du Pape filled with sweet, ripe, black cherry, kirsch, pepper , earth and black raspberry. This modern styled Chateauneuf du Pape is already fun to drink most Southern Rhones from 2007.

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2001 Domaine Bois de Boursan Cuvée des Félix  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 94

Fully mature and rocking it, with its earthy, barnyard, kirsch and garrigue aromatics. Rich, ripe, vibrant and lush, the is more than enough ripe, black and red fruits in the finish to keep it all interesting. If the horse or barnyard aromas were a little less potent, the wine would have received a higher score. Beauty for this wine is going to be in the eyes of the beholder.

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Drinking at perfection, this beauty was driving on all 12 cylinders with its rich, depth of flavor. Ripe, sweet, spicy fresh berries, full bodied, concentrated and long, there is a lot to like about this wine. Still young, it should drink at this level for at least another decade.

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Garrigue, kirsch, wet earth, the perfect touch of barnyard and a hint of over ripe strawberry is the perfect way to let you know you are in Chateauneuf du Pape. Rich, silky and bordering on lush, the wine ends with wild cherry liqueur complicated by a touch of green olive tapenade. Popped, poured and rockin'! This is drinking at absolute perfection. There is no reason to wait to pop a cork. I'm happy to have more in the cellar.

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1998 Domaine Bois de Boursan Cuvée des Félix  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

Provencal herbs, black pepper, licorice, spice, black raspberry and black cherry aromas lead to a fully mature, concentrated, Chateauneuf du Pape. This wine was a little more exciting in previous tastings. I'm going to drink my last remaining bottle sooner than later.

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Filled with barnyard, cherry, pepper and jam filled berry scents, the wine is rich and elegant in style. This lush wine finishes with ripe, sweet, plush, round, cherry jam flavors

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Garrigue, jammy black and red fruits with fresh ground pepper and a hint of earth tickle your nose. Lush, ripe fruit spills over your palate in layers of flavor with ripe, red fruit filled finish.

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