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Domaine Jean Royer

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2017 Domaine Jean Royer Cuvée Les Sables de la Crau  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 93

Elegant, ripe, fresh, sweet and focused on its purity and energy, the wine is medium bodied, silky and loaded with sweet, red pit fruits. The wine was made from 100% old vine Grenache from vines located in the La Crau lieu-dit.

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2017 Domaine Jean Royer Cuvée Prestige  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

Medium bodied and loaded with ripe, sweet, juicy, red fruits, the silky textures and purity here really make the wine. The wine is supple and sensuous in texture. The wine was made blending 80% Grenache with 10% Mourvedre and 10% Syrah.

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2017 Domaine Jean Royer Cuvée Tradition  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

Ripe, juicy, sweet kirsch, licorice and herbs are all over the place from start to finish. The wine is soft, lush and approachable, with a load of ripe red pit fruits in the finish. The wine was made using 90% Grenache, 5% Syrah and 5% Cinsault.

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2016 Domaine Jean Royer Cuvée Tradition  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 93

Lusciously textured, with sweet, juicy kirsch and cherries, you also find tobacco, pepper and herbs to add nuance. The wine was made using 90% Grenache, 5% Syrah and 5% Cinsault.

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2015 Domaine Jean Royer Cuvée Tradition  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

Medium bodied, fresh and sweet with a tobacco and spice note to compliment the fruit, the wine is already approachable, due to its forward charm, leaving with wild strawberries and on the nose, and palate. The wine was made using 90% Grenache, 5% Syrah and 5% Cinsault.

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2015 Domaine Jean Royer Cuvée Les Sables de la Crau  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 93

Polished, silky and fresh, the fruits are ripe, sweet and delicious. Loads of kirsch here on the palate and nose, with even more fruit in the juicy, elegant, fresh finish. The wine was made from 100% old vine Grenache from vines located in the La Crau lieu-dit.

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2014 Domaine Jean Royer Cuvée Tradition  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 89

Medium bodied, sweet, fresh, vibrant, peppery, spicy cherries, wild strawberries and black raspberries are easy to find on the nose, and on the palate. The soft, sweet, fruit filled quality carries through to the finish.

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2014 Domaine Jean Royer Cuvée Les Sables de la Crau  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

Silky, supple and polished, there is a sexy style here, with the polished, opulent textures, sweet red fruits and floral accents. The finish is long, clean and fresh,

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2014 Domaine Jean Royer Cuvée Prestige  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

Freshness, minerality, sweet, wild strawberries and juicy, ripe kirsch notes create the profile. The wine is supple and sensuous in texture and will offer nice drinking pleasure on release.

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2012 Domaine Jean Royer Cuvée Les Sables de la Crau  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

Any Chateauneuf du Pape made from 100% Grenache planted in one of the best vineyards on La Crau should have it all going on, and this does for sure. Pure, liquid kirsch, garrigue, black pepper and wild raspberries are in full force. The lusciously textured, fruit filled finish hit the spot too!

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2010 Domaine Jean Royer Cuvée Prestige  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

Rich, luscious, ripe, dark red fruits, thyme and a blast of sweet kirsch hit the spot. The wine offers freshness, ripe fruits and it's in a forward, approachable style, so you can drink it young, for its primary appeal, or age it, for more earthy, secondary characteristics.

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2009 Domaine Jean Royer Cuvée Prestige  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

Medium/full bodied, with ripe, black cherries, thyme and kirsch on the nose, the texture is soft, and polished, leaving with more, sweet, spicy, red fruits in the round, polished finish.

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2007 Domaine Jean Royer Sola Syrah Regalis  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 89

Concentrated, with depth of flavor, along with tannins and acidity, the wine, while well made, and showing a lot of dark, red fruits, does not quite rock my boat. This is my first time tasting a Chateauneuf made from 100% Syrah. While the wine is certainly interesting, it does make it obvious as to why Grenache is King in the region.

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