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Domaine Saint Préfert

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2020
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The final vintage under the Saint Prefert label. Future vintages will be sold as Familie Isabel Ferrando. Here you find white peach, pineapple, candied lemon peel and orange spice on the nose. There freshness pops on the palate, giving energy and lift to all the yellow fruits. The wine blends 60% Clairette with 40% Roussanne. You can enjoy this on release. This is the first vintage using glass vats to age a portion of the wine. 10% of the crop was aged in the neutral glass vats which add a lot of freshness to the wine that is instantly noticeable. Drink from 2022 - 2029.

The final vintage under the Saint Prefert label. Future vintages will be sold as Familie Isabel Ferrando. Here you find white peach, pineapple, candied lemon peel and orange spice on the nose. There freshness pops on the palate, giving energy and lift to all the yellow fruits. The wine blends 60% Clairette with 40% Roussanne. You can enjoy this on release. This is the first vintage using glass vats to age a portion of the wine. 10% of the crop was aged in the neutral glass vats which add a lot of freshness to the wine that is instantly noticeable. Drink from 2022 - 2029.

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2019
99
With a fabulous depth of color the wine gets going with a nose of grilled steak, pepper, black and red plums, red and white cherries, kirsch and wet forest notes. There is weight along with balance, freshness, complexity, richness and purity to the fruits that make their presence known on the palate and all the way through to the finish. The wine is made from a blend of 60% old vine Grenache with 40% old vine Mourvedre. This is the last year for the Saint Prefert Charles Giraud, as beginning with the 2020 vintage, all of their cuvees will be blended into 1 wine. Drink from 2025 - 2040

With a fabulous depth of color the wine gets going with a nose of grilled steak, pepper, black and red plums, red and white cherries, kirsch and wet forest notes. There is weight along with balance, freshness, complexity, richness and purity to the fruits that make their presence known on the palate and all the way through to the finish. The wine is made from a blend of 60% old vine Grenache with 40% old vine Mourvedre. This is the last year for the Saint Prefert Charles Giraud, as beginning with the 2020 vintage, all of their cuvees will be blended into 1 wine. Drink from 2025 - 2040

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2019
96
Deeply colored, with notes of dark cherries, black raspberry, peppery spices, and flowers, the wine is lush, rich, and supple with silky textures and a fresh, spicy, fruit-packed finish that will drink well early. This is the last vintage for Auguste Favier. Starting with the 2020 vintage, the wine will be blended into Saint Prefert, along with all the other single-vineyard wines. Drink from 2023-2034.

Deeply colored, with notes of dark cherries, black raspberry, peppery spices, and flowers, the wine is lush, rich, and supple with silky textures and a fresh, spicy, fruit-packed finish that will drink well early. This is the last vintage for Auguste Favier. Starting with the 2020 vintage, the wine will be blended into Saint Prefert, along with all the other single-vineyard wines. Drink from 2023-2034.

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2019
97
Flowers, honeysuckle, bees wax, peach, vanilla and citrus create the wine. On the palate, the wine is rich, round, ripe, long, and intense. There is volume, lift, and energy. Rich, dense, concentrated, and equally light on its feet, even with all that going on, the wine remains perfectly balanced, fresh, complex, and intense. This should age and evolve for up to 2 decades. The wine is made from 100% Old vine Clairettes. 2019 is the first vintage where the wine was not produced in magnum. Drink from 2023 - 2038

Flowers, honeysuckle, bees wax, peach, vanilla and citrus create the wine. On the palate, the wine is rich, round, ripe, long, and intense. There is volume, lift, and energy. Rich, dense, concentrated, and equally light on its feet, even with all that going on, the wine remains perfectly balanced, fresh, complex, and intense. This should age and evolve for up to 2 decades. The wine is made from 100% Old vine Clairettes. 2019 is the first vintage where the wine was not produced in magnum. Drink from 2023 - 2038

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2019
93
Honeysuckle, citrus and melon, along with hints of yellow tropical fruits create the core of the wine. Plush, fruity and fresh, you find elegant textures and a sweet, white peach and crisp, juicy citrus packed finish. The wine blends 60% Clairette with 40% Roussanne,, You can enjoy this on release. Drink from 2022 - 2029

Honeysuckle, citrus and melon, along with hints of yellow tropical fruits create the core of the wine. Plush, fruity and fresh, you find elegant textures and a sweet, white peach and crisp, juicy citrus packed finish. The wine blends 60% Clairette with 40% Roussanne,, You can enjoy this on release. Drink from 2022 - 2029

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Creamy, slightly honeyed tropical fruits with a blast of sweet, juicy citrus, vanilla, and a touch of flowers are what you find in this blend of Roussanne and Clairette.

Creamy, slightly honeyed tropical fruits with a blast of sweet, juicy citrus, vanilla, and a touch of flowers are what you find in this blend of Roussanne and Clairette.

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2019
94
With a solid depth of color, the wine is lusciously textured, ripe, sweet, fresh and spicy. There is a gorgeous sense of purity and along with balance and intensity, finishing with a blend of olive tapenade, black raspberries, dark cherries and kirsch. Drink from 2023 - 2036

With a solid depth of color, the wine is lusciously textured, ripe, sweet, fresh and spicy. There is a gorgeous sense of purity and along with balance and intensity, finishing with a blend of olive tapenade, black raspberries, dark cherries and kirsch. Drink from 2023 - 2036

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2018
96
Rich, lush, opulent, slightly oily in texture, the wine explodes with white peach, vanilla, lemon curd, tropical fruits and honeysuckle. This is quite long, intense and leaves a big impression. Only produced in magnum, this is probably going to be better and perhaps deserving of a higher score when it matures.

Rich, lush, opulent, slightly oily in texture, the wine explodes with white peach, vanilla, lemon curd, tropical fruits and honeysuckle. This is quite long, intense and leaves a big impression. Only produced in magnum, this is probably going to be better and perhaps deserving of a higher score when it matures.

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2018
97
Deep and dark, which is hard to find this year, the fruit combines black cherries, plums, kirsch and black raspberries with a blast of spice. Rich, but not out of balance, the wine sits perfectly on the corner of full and balanced. Length, purity and elegance are the cornerstone here in the finish. I really like the depth of flavor, spice and expansiveness in the finish which comes from all the Mourvedre.

Deep and dark, which is hard to find this year, the fruit combines black cherries, plums, kirsch and black raspberries with a blast of spice. Rich, but not out of balance, the wine sits perfectly on the corner of full and balanced. Length, purity and elegance are the cornerstone here in the finish. I really like the depth of flavor, spice and expansiveness in the finish which comes from all the Mourvedre.

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2018
95
The nose, with its blend of herbs, strong floral notes and sweet kirsch hit all the right notes. On the palate the wine is medium-bodied, offering energy and lift to the elegant, silky, red berries and spice. This is going to be great with just a bit of age, though I cannot blame you if you can't wait to pop a cork.

The nose, with its blend of herbs, strong floral notes and sweet kirsch hit all the right notes. On the palate the wine is medium-bodied, offering energy and lift to the elegant, silky, red berries and spice. This is going to be great with just a bit of age, though I cannot blame you if you can't wait to pop a cork.

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2018
92
With a strong floral, herb, licorice and spice note that accompanies all the sweet cherries and black raspberries, the wine gets off to a good start. On the palate, the wine is fresh, juicy, fruity, soft and refined, with a spicy, herbal end note on top of the kirsch in the finish.

With a strong floral, herb, licorice and spice note that accompanies all the sweet cherries and black raspberries, the wine gets off to a good start. On the palate, the wine is fresh, juicy, fruity, soft and refined, with a spicy, herbal end note on top of the kirsch in the finish.

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2018
91
Round, creamy white peaches, tropical fruits and lemon zest with honeysuckle and a touch of orange rind in the finish are ready to go.

Round, creamy white peaches, tropical fruits and lemon zest with honeysuckle and a touch of orange rind in the finish are ready to go.

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2017
98
Luscious, peppery, fresh, sweet ripe dark, pure red berries are all over the place. The wine is juicy, fresh and intense. You find length, purity and energy. The black raspberries and peppery cherries just keep on going in the end note. The wine was made blending 60% old vine Grenache with 40% Mourvedre. This stunner is one of the wines of the vintage!

Luscious, peppery, fresh, sweet ripe dark, pure red berries are all over the place. The wine is juicy, fresh and intense. You find length, purity and energy. The black raspberries and peppery cherries just keep on going in the end note. The wine was made blending 60% old vine Grenache with 40% Mourvedre. This stunner is one of the wines of the vintage!

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2017
96
Black raspberries, wet earth, spice, cherry and garrigue aromatics get the wine going. On the palate you find sweet, peppery red fruits, spice and freshness. Medium-bodied with lift and energy, the wine leaves you with a long blast of sweet, juicy peppery red fruits in the finish. The wine was produced from a blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Cinsault.

Black raspberries, wet earth, spice, cherry and garrigue aromatics get the wine going. On the palate you find sweet, peppery red fruits, spice and freshness. Medium-bodied with lift and energy, the wine leaves you with a long blast of sweet, juicy peppery red fruits in the finish. The wine was produced from a blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Cinsault.

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2017
93
Black raspberries, cherries, plums, flowers and spice hits your nose. On the palate, the wine is vibrant, juicy and open, with softness, fruit and tannins along with olives and herbs in the finish. The wine blend 85% Grenache, 5% Mourvedre, 5% Syrah and 5% Cinsault.

Black raspberries, cherries, plums, flowers and spice hits your nose. On the palate, the wine is vibrant, juicy and open, with softness, fruit and tannins along with olives and herbs in the finish. The wine blend 85% Grenache, 5% Mourvedre, 5% Syrah and 5% Cinsault.

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2016
91
Fully developed, round, oily and focused on its sweet, pineapple, pear and citrus and honeysuckle profile, this is probably best consumed over the next few years.

Fully developed, round, oily and focused on its sweet, pineapple, pear and citrus and honeysuckle profile, this is probably best consumed over the next few years.

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2016
94
Polished, soft and silky, the feels as good as it tastes. The fresh plums and cherries are ripe, juicy and with the right amount of peppery spice in the endnote. It is hard to find a better wine of this quality for the money. If you are not familiar with it, you need to check it out!

Polished, soft and silky, the feels as good as it tastes. The fresh plums and cherries are ripe, juicy and with the right amount of peppery spice in the endnote. It is hard to find a better wine of this quality for the money. If you are not familiar with it, you need to check it out!

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2016
100
Intensely concentrated, yet light on its feet, this is all about the purity of fruit, sensuous, sexy, velvet textures, and expansive layers of fruit in the finish that must last close to 60 seconds. There is a depth of flavor that invites your palate to explore the wine again and again looking for what else might happen! The wine was made blending 60% old vine Grenache with 40% Mourvedre.

Intensely concentrated, yet light on its feet, this is all about the purity of fruit, sensuous, sexy, velvet textures, and expansive layers of fruit in the finish that must last close to 60 seconds. There is a depth of flavor that invites your palate to explore the wine again and again looking for what else might happen! The wine was made blending 60% old vine Grenache with 40% Mourvedre.

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2016
97
Velvety textures, spicy, pure, sweet, black raspberry and kirsch notes, with a concentrated mid palate and a fresh, peppery, cherry filled finish that keeps on going with its multiple layers of sweet, red and dark red fruits. What's not to like? The wine was produced from a blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Cinsault.

Velvety textures, spicy, pure, sweet, black raspberry and kirsch notes, with a concentrated mid palate and a fresh, peppery, cherry filled finish that keeps on going with its multiple layers of sweet, red and dark red fruits. What's not to like? The wine was produced from a blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Cinsault.

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2015
92
Soft and smooth texturally, the fruit is on the fresh, elegant side. The kirsch and raspberry fruits are with infused with thyme and earthy notes. This beauty will drink well on release. Wines like this, at this price are some of the best, values in red wine available from any wine region on the planet.

Soft and smooth texturally, the fruit is on the fresh, elegant side. The kirsch and raspberry fruits are with infused with thyme and earthy notes. This beauty will drink well on release. Wines like this, at this price are some of the best, values in red wine available from any wine region on the planet.

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2015
97
Earthy, spicy, red fruits that are made more interesting with a couch of herbs and incense, the wine is silky, full bodied and long, with a real depth of flavor in the, lush, polished fruit filled finish. The wine was made blending 60% old vine Grenache with 40% Mourvedre.

Earthy, spicy, red fruits that are made more interesting with a couch of herbs and incense, the wine is silky, full bodied and long, with a real depth of flavor in the, lush, polished fruit filled finish. The wine was made blending 60% old vine Grenache with 40% Mourvedre.

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2015
95
Supple textures, sweet, ripe, fresh, juicy, red fruits, silky tannins and when that's done, there is even more fruit in the elegant finish, and with that, well you get the picture of this stellar wine. Produced from a blend of 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 10% Cinsault, the wine reached 15% ABV.

Supple textures, sweet, ripe, fresh, juicy, red fruits, silky tannins and when that's done, there is even more fruit in the elegant finish, and with that, well you get the picture of this stellar wine. Produced from a blend of 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 10% Cinsault, the wine reached 15% ABV.

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2014
90
Polished, soft, fresh and pure, with a silky texture and sweet, kirsch and anise filled character. The wine is medium bodied, forward will drink well on the young side, while you wait for the 2015 to age and come into its own.

Polished, soft, fresh and pure, with a silky texture and sweet, kirsch and anise filled character. The wine is medium bodied, forward will drink well on the young side, while you wait for the 2015 to age and come into its own.

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2014
93
There is more than ample, rich, fresh, sweet, fruit with vibrant acidity, silky, lush, polished textures and a fruit filled, peppery finish, with length that sticks with you. The wine was made from a blend 55% Grenache, 40% Mourvedre and 5% Syrah. This is one of the best wines of the vintage. You can drink it young for its energy, or age it a few years for more secondary complexity.

There is more than ample, rich, fresh, sweet, fruit with vibrant acidity, silky, lush, polished textures and a fruit filled, peppery finish, with length that sticks with you. The wine was made from a blend 55% Grenache, 40% Mourvedre and 5% Syrah. This is one of the best wines of the vintage. You can drink it young for its energy, or age it a few years for more secondary complexity.

2,582 Views   Tasted
2014
92
Developed, and fully ready to go with its spicy, floral, kirsch, and peppery character. Medium-bodied, soft and elegant on the palate, the wine finishes with fresh, sweet, red pit fruits, herbs, and a spicy note at the end.

Developed, and fully ready to go with its spicy, floral, kirsch, and peppery character. Medium-bodied, soft and elegant on the palate, the wine finishes with fresh, sweet, red pit fruits, herbs, and a spicy note at the end.

2,391 Views   Tasted
2012
90
Licorice, kirsch, flowers and peppery aromas get you ready for the soft, sweet, ripe, multiple layers of fresh, black raspberries in the mid palate and finish.

Licorice, kirsch, flowers and peppery aromas get you ready for the soft, sweet, ripe, multiple layers of fresh, black raspberries in the mid palate and finish.

2,371 Views   Tasted
2012
93
Juicy kirsch notes, silky textures and sweet, spicy fruits in the finish. Produced from a blend of 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 10% Cinsualt, the wine reached 15% ABV.

Juicy kirsch notes, silky textures and sweet, spicy fruits in the finish. Produced from a blend of 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 10% Cinsualt, the wine reached 15% ABV.

3,588 Views   Tasted
2011
90
Licorice and kirsch notes to a soft, medium bodied, open, fresh core of spicy, fresh red and black plums.

Licorice and kirsch notes to a soft, medium bodied, open, fresh core of spicy, fresh red and black plums.

2,292 Views   Tasted
2011
92
Licorice, earth and black cherry scents prime you for the silky, plush, round layers of sweet, red fruits in the finish. The wine was made from a blend of 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 10% Syrah, reaching 15% ABV.

Licorice, earth and black cherry scents prime you for the silky, plush, round layers of sweet, red fruits in the finish. The wine was made from a blend of 70% Grenache, 20% Syrah and 10% Syrah, reaching 15% ABV.

1,856 Views   Tasted
2011
93
Black cherry liqueur scents are all over the place before you feel the polished red fruits and tannins in the rich, concentrated, fresh finish. Blending 60% Grenache and 40% Mourvedre, the wine reached 15% ABV.

Black cherry liqueur scents are all over the place before you feel the polished red fruits and tannins in the rich, concentrated, fresh finish. Blending 60% Grenache and 40% Mourvedre, the wine reached 15% ABV.

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2010
97
This is a stunner from start to finish. Intense, concentrated, pure, powerful and lush, the kirsch, black cherry, coffee bean, licorice, smoke, black pepper and fresh herb personality of this wine is quite distinctivce.

This is a stunner from start to finish. Intense, concentrated, pure, powerful and lush, the kirsch, black cherry, coffee bean, licorice, smoke, black pepper and fresh herb personality of this wine is quite distinctivce.

8,171 Views   Tasted
2009
95
This is just rockin' today! Loaded to the gills with perfectly ripe kirsch, black raspberries, pepper, thyme and garrigue, the wine is rich, plush, full bodied, long and intense, with a beautiful, spicy, dark red berry finish. The wine is made from a blend of 60% Grenache and 40% Mourvedre.

This is just rockin' today! Loaded to the gills with perfectly ripe kirsch, black raspberries, pepper, thyme and garrigue, the wine is rich, plush, full bodied, long and intense, with a beautiful, spicy, dark red berry finish. The wine is made from a blend of 60% Grenache and 40% Mourvedre.

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2007
95
Deep, rich, lush, concentrated, and with a purity of fruit, you find sweet, ripe kirsch, black plum, thyme, jam, spice and peppery aromatics. There is weight and density that emanates from old vine Grenache, but everything is in balance and harmony. At 10 years of age, this is showing really great today.

Deep, rich, lush, concentrated, and with a purity of fruit, you find sweet, ripe kirsch, black plum, thyme, jam, spice and peppery aromatics. There is weight and density that emanates from old vine Grenache, but everything is in balance and harmony. At 10 years of age, this is showing really great today.

3,439 Views   Tasted
2006
89
Fully mature, this medium bodied, fresh, bright, earthy, garrigue and peppery kirsch filled wine requires consumption sooner than later.

Fully mature, this medium bodied, fresh, bright, earthy, garrigue and peppery kirsch filled wine requires consumption sooner than later.

1,396 Views   Tasted
2005
95
Concentrated, lush, rich, deep and supple. The wine is loaded with the perfect blend of sweet, ripe, spicy, dark, red fruits, kirsch, pepper and herbs. This is showing really great today.

Concentrated, lush, rich, deep and supple. The wine is loaded with the perfect blend of sweet, ripe, spicy, dark, red fruits, kirsch, pepper and herbs. This is showing really great today.

2,546 Views   Tasted
2005
94
Definitely ready to go, the wine shows ripe, peppery, spicy, black raspberries, herb and earthy characteristics on the nose and in the fresh, full bodied, vibrant finish. The wine was made from a blend of 80% Grenache, 10% Syrah and 10% Cinsault.

Definitely ready to go, the wine shows ripe, peppery, spicy, black raspberries, herb and earthy characteristics on the nose and in the fresh, full bodied, vibrant finish. The wine was made from a blend of 80% Grenache, 10% Syrah and 10% Cinsault.

3,229 Views   Tasted
2003
95
Fully mature, with all the juicy, kirsch, garrigue, thyme and black cherries you could ask for. Lush in texture, there was no sign of heat of jammy notes. Served blind, I thought it was an 05.

Fully mature, with all the juicy, kirsch, garrigue, thyme and black cherries you could ask for. Lush in texture, there was no sign of heat of jammy notes. Served blind, I thought it was an 05.

3,615 Views   Tasted