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Domaine Pontifical

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2013 Domaine Pontifical  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 88

Medium bodied, elegant, soft, and forward, this cherry filled charmer is for early drinking. 88 Points

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2012 Domaine Pontifical  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 88

From a blend of 80% Grenache, 5% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre, 5% Cinsault and 5% Counoise, the wine reached 14.5% alcohol. With a nose of Kirsch, fennel and ripe, sweet raspberries, the wine moved quickly to its smooth, open, forward, red berry finish. 88 Points

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2011 Domaine Pontifical  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 87

Light in the nose, the wine serves up delicate, tart, fresh red plums in the spicy finish. 87 Points

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2010 Domaine Pontifical  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 85

Light on color and on the palate, with garrigue, barnyard, some red fruits and a touch of brett. 85 Points

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2009 Domaine Pontifical  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 87

Light in color and fruit, the wine is a bit simple, with nice notes of fresh cherries and a bit of spice. Soft and easy drinking, this requires consumption. 87 Points

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2007 Domaine Pontifical  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

Fully mature, this medium/full bodied, spicy, soft, fresh, sweet, red berry filled wine is at peak, finishing with a fresh, peppery, kirsch note at the end. 90 Points

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