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Domaine Charvin

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2021
93
Peppery red fruits, flowers, herbs, and spice open the nose. The wine offers elegance, freshness, lift, and sweet, peppery red fruits with a touch of licorice, herbs, and chocolate in the endnote. The wine was made blending roughly 82% Grenache, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre, 4% Counoise, and 4% Vaccarese. Drink from 2024-2032

Peppery red fruits, flowers, herbs, and spice open the nose. The wine offers elegance, freshness, lift, and sweet, peppery red fruits with a touch of licorice, herbs, and chocolate in the endnote. The wine was made blending roughly 82% Grenache, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre, 4% Counoise, and 4% Vaccarese. Drink from 2024-2032

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2020
95
Elegant, silky and fresh, with a rich core of sweet, ripe, pure kirsch, herbs and licorice, that continues from the nose, to the mid-palate and completes the wine all the way through to the long, refined, cherry and red plum finish. The wine was made blending roughly 82% Grenache, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre, 4% Counoise and 4% Vaccarese. Drink from 2023-2037.

Elegant, silky and fresh, with a rich core of sweet, ripe, pure kirsch, herbs and licorice, that continues from the nose, to the mid-palate and completes the wine all the way through to the long, refined, cherry and red plum finish. The wine was made blending roughly 82% Grenache, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre, 4% Counoise and 4% Vaccarese. Drink from 2023-2037.

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2018
93
Medium-bodied, forward, floral, fresh, and focused on its sweet, ripe, kirsch, black raspberry, herb, and white pepper profile, the wine is soft, refined, and ready to go in its youth, though its energetic, lifted, red berry fruits will be even better with a few years of age. Drink from 2022-2037.

Medium-bodied, forward, floral, fresh, and focused on its sweet, ripe, kirsch, black raspberry, herb, and white pepper profile, the wine is soft, refined, and ready to go in its youth, though its energetic, lifted, red berry fruits will be even better with a few years of age. Drink from 2022-2037.

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2017
94
Hints of licorice, ripe, dark red fruits, earth and herbs start off the wine. On the palate, the wine is sweet, juicy, fresh and fruity and a nice, soft, elegance to the finish. The wine was made blending 82% Grenache, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre, 4% Counoise and 4% Vaccarese.

Hints of licorice, ripe, dark red fruits, earth and herbs start off the wine. On the palate, the wine is sweet, juicy, fresh and fruity and a nice, soft, elegance to the finish. The wine was made blending 82% Grenache, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre, 4% Counoise and 4% Vaccarese.

2,705 Views   Tasted
2016
96
Polished, purity of fruit, length and freshness, along with silky textures, concentration and symmetry. Classic in all the right ways, this is a knockout wine and a contender for the best vintage Charvin has produced yet! The wine was made blending 82% Grenache, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre, 4% Counoise and 4% Vaccarese.

Polished, purity of fruit, length and freshness, along with silky textures, concentration and symmetry. Classic in all the right ways, this is a knockout wine and a contender for the best vintage Charvin has produced yet! The wine was made blending 82% Grenache, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre, 4% Counoise and 4% Vaccarese.

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2015
95
Showing a good depth of color, with loads of juicy, fleshy, black cherries, plums, thyme, cracked pepper and herbs. The wine balances between perfectly, being full bodied and elegant, with a soft, silky, spicy, kirsch packed finish.

Showing a good depth of color, with loads of juicy, fleshy, black cherries, plums, thyme, cracked pepper and herbs. The wine balances between perfectly, being full bodied and elegant, with a soft, silky, spicy, kirsch packed finish.

5,177 Views   Tasted
2014
90
Sensuous red fruits, silky textures and fresh, red berries with a spicy note that sticks with you from start to finish. Polished and pure, this is already quite tasty to drink.

Sensuous red fruits, silky textures and fresh, red berries with a spicy note that sticks with you from start to finish. Polished and pure, this is already quite tasty to drink.

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2013
91
With ripe, sweet, fresh red cherries, herb and earthy notes, that are made even better with the blast of kirsch and garrigue in the soft, silky, elegant, finish.

With ripe, sweet, fresh red cherries, herb and earthy notes, that are made even better with the blast of kirsch and garrigue in the soft, silky, elegant, finish.

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2012
92
Tight at the moment, air and coaxing helped, but it took effort to find the fresh, bright, red berries, thyme and assorted herbs. Medium bodied, and on the fresh side, the finish leaves you with just picked strawberry, kirsch and spice sensations. I'm waiting a few more years before popping another cork.

Tight at the moment, air and coaxing helped, but it took effort to find the fresh, bright, red berries, thyme and assorted herbs. Medium bodied, and on the fresh side, the finish leaves you with just picked strawberry, kirsch and spice sensations. I'm waiting a few more years before popping another cork.

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2011
92
Elegant, silky, fresh and forward, this medium bodied wine is already tasty, with its soft, silky textured, bright red berry fruits, earth, spice and floral notes.

Elegant, silky, fresh and forward, this medium bodied wine is already tasty, with its soft, silky textured, bright red berry fruits, earth, spice and floral notes.

2,309 Views   Tasted
2010
94
Concentrated, long, deep and fresh, layers of sweet, jammy black raspberries, kirsch and peppery red fruits feel great on your palate. Elegance and depth create a great expression of Grenache that ends with a basket of ripe cherries. Good now, this is going to get better with a few more years of bottle age.

Concentrated, long, deep and fresh, layers of sweet, jammy black raspberries, kirsch and peppery red fruits feel great on your palate. Elegance and depth create a great expression of Grenache that ends with a basket of ripe cherries. Good now, this is going to get better with a few more years of bottle age.

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2009
94
Voluptuous textures, sweet, ripe, black raspberries, kirsch, pepper and wet earth scents and a long, tasty, fresh, jammy, red berry and spice filled finish is found in sip after sip of this beauty. Perfect with Coq a Vin on a cold, wintery night. OK, cold for Los Angeles.

Voluptuous textures, sweet, ripe, black raspberries, kirsch, pepper and wet earth scents and a long, tasty, fresh, jammy, red berry and spice filled finish is found in sip after sip of this beauty. Perfect with Coq a Vin on a cold, wintery night. OK, cold for Los Angeles.

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2007
92
Perhaps a bit past its prime with its nose of black raspberries, flowers, cardamom, 5 spice, herbs, jam and cocoa. It’s still lush and soft, but the fruits seem to be fading, leaving you with spicy black raspberries and a strong blast of pepper on the back end. Drink from 2023-2025.

Perhaps a bit past its prime with its nose of black raspberries, flowers, cardamom, 5 spice, herbs, jam and cocoa. It’s still lush and soft, but the fruits seem to be fading, leaving you with spicy black raspberries and a strong blast of pepper on the back end. Drink from 2023-2025.

2,939 Views   Tasted
For Charvin, this is a dark, round, voluptuous, ripe style of wine, packed with ripe, dark red fruits and a creamy texture. The wine needs no decanting. Just pop, pour and enjoy. Drink from 2022-2027.

For Charvin, this is a dark, round, voluptuous, ripe style of wine, packed with ripe, dark red fruits and a creamy texture. The wine needs no decanting. Just pop, pour and enjoy. Drink from 2022-2027.

3,659 Views   Tasted
In the sweet spot, the wine is ripe, but not overripe, lush, round, rich, concentrated and loaded with sweet, supple textured, silky, red fruit. There is no jam, fig or overripeness here. This is a very textural wine. No decanting needed. Just pop and pour.

In the sweet spot, the wine is ripe, but not overripe, lush, round, rich, concentrated and loaded with sweet, supple textured, silky, red fruit. There is no jam, fig or overripeness here. This is a very textural wine. No decanting needed. Just pop and pour.

4,407 Views   Tasted
Lush, dense, full bodied, round, concentrated wine with very ripe, dark cherry, fig and kirsch notes. Expressive and, easy to drink, there is no heat, but this is a very, ripe, sweet, richly textured wine.

Lush, dense, full bodied, round, concentrated wine with very ripe, dark cherry, fig and kirsch notes. Expressive and, easy to drink, there is no heat, but this is a very, ripe, sweet, richly textured wine.

5,395 Views   Tasted
Intense, classically styled, with ample concentration and structure to age and develop, the fruit is fresh, sweet and spicy with fresh, black raspberries, cherries, thyme and garrigue. I'm going through many of my 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape's at the moment, and 2007 Charvin is the most youthful and least developed so far. This was produced from a blend of 85% Grenache, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre and 5% Vaccarese.

Intense, classically styled, with ample concentration and structure to age and develop, the fruit is fresh, sweet and spicy with fresh, black raspberries, cherries, thyme and garrigue. I'm going through many of my 2007 Chateauneuf du Pape's at the moment, and 2007 Charvin is the most youthful and least developed so far. This was produced from a blend of 85% Grenache, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre and 5% Vaccarese.

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This powerful perfume jumps with fresh kirsch liqueur, jam, pepper, spice, black raspberry and earthy aromas. Soft, opulent and multi layers, this suave Chateauneuf du Pape finishes with a long, pure sensation of ripe sweet, black cherries, strawberry and fresh pepper.

This powerful perfume jumps with fresh kirsch liqueur, jam, pepper, spice, black raspberry and earthy aromas. Soft, opulent and multi layers, this suave Chateauneuf du Pape finishes with a long, pure sensation of ripe sweet, black cherries, strawberry and fresh pepper.

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2006
93
A beautiful nose of Fromboise, kirsch, pepper, spice and earth open to an elegantly textured, soft, sweet, wine that finishes with supple, black and red, spicy cherries. Drink it now, or age it for up to a decade, it's a very stylish Chateauneuf du Pape.

A beautiful nose of Fromboise, kirsch, pepper, spice and earth open to an elegantly textured, soft, sweet, wine that finishes with supple, black and red, spicy cherries. Drink it now, or age it for up to a decade, it's a very stylish Chateauneuf du Pape.

4,701 Views   Tasted
2005
92
Starting to show its ample, fresh, spicy, kirsch, strawberry and peppery, soft charms, this finesse styled wine is ready for drinking.

Starting to show its ample, fresh, spicy, kirsch, strawberry and peppery, soft charms, this finesse styled wine is ready for drinking.

4,392 Views   Tasted
2003
91
Definitely fully ready for prime time, with its pepper, jammy kirsch, black raspberry and garrigue filled personality. I liked the wine, but it could use a little more freshness in the spicy, red berry, dominated finish.

Definitely fully ready for prime time, with its pepper, jammy kirsch, black raspberry and garrigue filled personality. I liked the wine, but it could use a little more freshness in the spicy, red berry, dominated finish.

3,802 Views   Tasted
2001
95
At the peak of maturity, this elegant, refined, silky, vibrant wine is packed with peppery, spicy, perfectly ripe, sweet, fresh strawberry, cherry and black raspberries with flowers, herbs and a touch of chocolate on the nose and palate. I love this style of wine. No decanting warranted.

At the peak of maturity, this elegant, refined, silky, vibrant wine is packed with peppery, spicy, perfectly ripe, sweet, fresh strawberry, cherry and black raspberries with flowers, herbs and a touch of chocolate on the nose and palate. I love this style of wine. No decanting warranted.

3,091 Views   Tasted
At peak, this has all the ripe, sweet, juicy, earthy kirsch, garrigue, pepper and licorice you need from start to finish. Lusciously textured, with loads of licorice infused cherries and herbs on the palate, no decanting is needed. Just pop and pour.

At peak, this has all the ripe, sweet, juicy, earthy kirsch, garrigue, pepper and licorice you need from start to finish. Lusciously textured, with loads of licorice infused cherries and herbs on the palate, no decanting is needed. Just pop and pour.

2,447 Views   Tasted
The best bottle of this wine I've ever tasted! The wine was all about the purity of the sweet, fresh cherries, luscious, rich textures, concentration of fruit and the bouquet, with its kirsch, garrigue, charcoal, licorice, spice and floral charm. Part of what makes this really great is the balance between elegance and lusty southern Rhone charm. This is fully mature and will remain at this level for at least another 5 years. If you have a bottle, you should be popping a cork on this beauty today!

The best bottle of this wine I've ever tasted! The wine was all about the purity of the sweet, fresh cherries, luscious, rich textures, concentration of fruit and the bouquet, with its kirsch, garrigue, charcoal, licorice, spice and floral charm. Part of what makes this really great is the balance between elegance and lusty southern Rhone charm. This is fully mature and will remain at this level for at least another 5 years. If you have a bottle, you should be popping a cork on this beauty today!

3,892 Views   Tasted
With 20 minutes of air, the wine softened and delivered fresh, ripe, sweet, cherries, spice, kirsch and fresh herbs. Silky in texture, refined in personality, after 60 minutes of air, the finished developed a green, stemmy, olive note that was quite strong. Some tasters will find that a complexity, others will see it as off putting.

With 20 minutes of air, the wine softened and delivered fresh, ripe, sweet, cherries, spice, kirsch and fresh herbs. Silky in texture, refined in personality, after 60 minutes of air, the finished developed a green, stemmy, olive note that was quite strong. Some tasters will find that a complexity, others will see it as off putting.

4,373 Views   Tasted
Fresh cracked black pepper, sweet black raspberries, cherries, strawberries and earth produce a strong perfume. Silky in texture, the wine finishes with elegant sensations of an array of ripe, red berries and herbs. There is a lot of purity in the fruit.

Fresh cracked black pepper, sweet black raspberries, cherries, strawberries and earth produce a strong perfume. Silky in texture, the wine finishes with elegant sensations of an array of ripe, red berries and herbs. There is a lot of purity in the fruit.

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2000
90
Perhaps a bit past its prime, yet, you still find plenty of peppery red fruits, a bushel of herbs, thyme and flowers, and a medium-bodied hit of black raspberries and bright, peppery, cherries and green olives in the finish. This is not a wine to hold for further development.

Perhaps a bit past its prime, yet, you still find plenty of peppery red fruits, a bushel of herbs, thyme and flowers, and a medium-bodied hit of black raspberries and bright, peppery, cherries and green olives in the finish. This is not a wine to hold for further development.

2,159 Views   Tasted
A nice wine here, with lots of sweet, soft, elegant, ripe, red fruits. But the fruit seems to be fading. I'd drink this sooner than later before it looses more of its fruit.

A nice wine here, with lots of sweet, soft, elegant, ripe, red fruits. But the fruit seems to be fading. I'd drink this sooner than later before it looses more of its fruit.

3,429 Views   Tasted
Krisch, garrigue, pepper and strawberry jam make up the perfume. Rich and elegantly textured, this spicy, sweet, juicy wine finishes with soft black raspberry jam and dark cherry. This suave wine is fully mature.

Krisch, garrigue, pepper and strawberry jam make up the perfume. Rich and elegantly textured, this spicy, sweet, juicy wine finishes with soft black raspberry jam and dark cherry. This suave wine is fully mature.

4,896 Views   Tasted
This beautifully styled Chateauneuf du Pape was filled with jammy strawberry, garrigue, licorice, black cherry and fresh cherry aromas. Soft and silky in the mouth, this medium bodied, mature wine ends with flavors of fresh, spicy, jammy cherries. This wine should be drunk up over the next few years as it lacks the same level of power is showed a few years ago.

This beautifully styled Chateauneuf du Pape was filled with jammy strawberry, garrigue, licorice, black cherry and fresh cherry aromas. Soft and silky in the mouth, this medium bodied, mature wine ends with flavors of fresh, spicy, jammy cherries. This wine should be drunk up over the next few years as it lacks the same level of power is showed a few years ago.

5,330 Views   Tasted
2000 Charvin is filled with fresh ground pepper, jammy black raspberry, kirsch, plum and Provencal herb scents. Long, fresh, intense and mouth filling, this mature Chateauneuf du Pape ends with ripe, spicy, jammy, black cherry flavors.

2000 Charvin is filled with fresh ground pepper, jammy black raspberry, kirsch, plum and Provencal herb scents. Long, fresh, intense and mouth filling, this mature Chateauneuf du Pape ends with ripe, spicy, jammy, black cherry flavors.

3,444 Views   Tasted
1998
94
Fully mature, aromas of fresh, Provencal herbs, black cherry, licorice and wet earth pop with little effort. Lush, silky and fresh, the kirsch finish carries through.

Fully mature, aromas of fresh, Provencal herbs, black cherry, licorice and wet earth pop with little effort. Lush, silky and fresh, the kirsch finish carries through.

3,097 Views   Tasted
1998 Charvin personifies the elegant side of Chateauneuf du Pape. With its cherry, strawberry and rhubarb fruit profile, complicated by spice and freshly ground pepper, this suave, richly textured wine is probably close to fully mature. The wine ends with a fresh, bright fruit and slice profile.

1998 Charvin personifies the elegant side of Chateauneuf du Pape. With its cherry, strawberry and rhubarb fruit profile, complicated by spice and freshly ground pepper, this suave, richly textured wine is probably close to fully mature. The wine ends with a fresh, bright fruit and slice profile.

4,471 Views   Tasted