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Domaine Raymond Usseglio & Fils

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2015 Domaine Raymond Usseglio & Fils  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

The spicy, pepper essence stands out in the nose. From there you find earth, thyme and a myriad of red fruits. On the palate, the wine is medium bodied, soft textured and fresh, with loads of sweet, juicy kirsch and a hint of olives in the last part of the end note. There is good length and purity here. The wine is made from mostly old vine Grenache, which is blended with assorted other, AOC allowable grape varieties.

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2015 Domaine Raymond Usseglio & Fils Cuvée Impériale  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 94

The wine was produced from 95% old vine Grenache and a field blend of assorted, allowable varietals, the wine is full bodied, concentrated, lushly textured and loaded with polished, fresh, ripe, sweet fruits with silky tannins. The luscious textures in finish really seal the deal.

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2015 Domaine Raymond Usseglio & Fils La Part des Anges  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 93

Dark in hue, which tips you off to the wines, dark, red fruit profile, the oak at the moment stands out. As it fades, you should find more spicy, dark red fruits, polished, tannins and length that does not want to quit. Produced from blending 70% Mourvedre, 20% Grenache and 10% Syrah, the wine requires cellaring before everything comes together.

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2014 Domaine Raymond Usseglio & Fils Cuvée Impériale  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

Medium bodied, fresh, bright, pretty style of wine, for early drinking. Still, you get a nice dose of black raspberries, kirsch, flowers, earth and black pepper. This will drink well young.

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2012 Domaine Raymond Usseglio & Fils  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

Licorice, dark cherry and spice notes open to a forward, black raspberry dominated wine with soft tannins and juicy black plums in the finish. With a blend of 80% Grenache, 10% Mourvedre, 5% Syrah, 3% Cinsault and 2% Counoise, the wine reached 14.8% This will be better with a few years of age

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2012 Domaine Raymond Usseglio & Fils Cuvée Impériale  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 93

Peppery, dark red berries, kirsch and ripe, black and blue fruits on the palate deliver their luscious goods. The wine was produced from 90% Grenache and assorted other allowable grape varietals.

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2012 Domaine Raymond Usseglio & Fils La Part des Anges  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 94

Deep in color to match the depth of flavor, this rich, concentrated wine is packed with supple, ripe and super ripe black cherries. From a Mourvedre dominated blend, the remaining 30% is made from 20% Grenache and 10% Syrah.

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2011 Domaine Raymond Usseglio & Fils Cuvée Impériale  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

From a blend of 95% Grenache and the remainder coming from assorted field blend varietals, the wine kicks off with black raspberries, kirsch and licorice. Plush, round sweet, ripe, plummy fruits and minerality are found in the finish.

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2011 Domaine Raymond Usseglio & Fils La Part des Anges  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 93

Espresso bean and spice box blended with black and blue fruits lead to an intense, rich, fat, juicy modern styled wine with purity and length. There is good potential for this wine to improve. From a blend of 70% Mourvedre, 20% Grenache and 10% Syrah, the wine reached 14.5% alcohol.

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2010 Domaine Raymond Usseglio & Fils Cuvée Impériale  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 97

Fresh, clean, focused and extremely concentrated with all the right stuff, made from 100 year old vines, this mostly Grenache based wine is filled with layers of fresh, ripe and over ripe, pure, sweet, luscious cherries that remain on your palate for close to 40 seconds!

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2010 Domaine Raymond Usseglio & Fils  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

Filled with garrigue, spicy black raspberries, ripe, sweet and delicious.

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2009 Domaine Raymond Usseglio & Fils Cuvée Impériale  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 93

From 100 year old vines, this stunner serves up a delicious blast of fresh, sweet, ripe and over ripe black cherries, jam and garrigue. Full bodied, rich and plush, drink now for its young, vibrant qualities, or age it a few years for a softer experience.

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2007 Domaine Raymond Usseglio & Fils La Part des Anges  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

From a blend of 70% Mourvedre, 20% Grenache, and 10% Syrah, this modern styled Chateauneuf du Pape offers a meaty, spicy, dark fruit profile, with an earthy, black cherry and licorice character. The wine is already drinking well and should improve with a few years of age.

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2005 Domaine Raymond Usseglio & Fils Cuvée Impériale  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 93

Full bodied, structured to age, with a serious depth of flavor that is just now starting to show its essence. Here, you find, dark cherries, herbs, pepper, spice box and thyme on the nose. The palate continues that theme, with plums and kirsch in the finish.

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