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Domaine Saint Préfert

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2017 Domaine Saint Préfert Collection Charles Giraud  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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!

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2017 Domaine Saint Préfert Réserve Auguste Favier  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2017 Domaine Saint Préfert  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2016 Domaine Saint Préfert  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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!

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2016 Domaine Saint Préfert Collection Charles Giraud  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2016 Domaine Saint Préfert Réserve Auguste Favier  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2015 Domaine Saint Préfert  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2015 Domaine Saint Préfert Collection Charles Giraud  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2015 Domaine Saint Préfert Réserve Auguste Favier  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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% alcohol.

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2014 Domaine Saint Préfert  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2014 Domaine Saint Préfert Collection Charles Giraud  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2012 Domaine Saint Préfert  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2012 Domaine Saint Préfert Réserve Auguste Favier  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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% alcohol.

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2011 Domaine Saint Préfert  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

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

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2011 Domaine Saint Préfert Réserve Auguste Favier  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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% alcohol.

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2011 Domaine Saint Préfert Collection Charles Giraud  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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% alcohol.

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2010 Domaine Saint Préfert Collection Charles Giraud  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2009 Domaine Saint Préfert Collection Charles Giraud  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2007 Domaine Saint Préfert Réserve Auguste Favier  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2006 Domaine Saint Préfert  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 89

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

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2005 Domaine Saint Préfert Collection Charles Giraud  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2005 Domaine Saint Préfert Réserve Auguste Favier  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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2003 Domaine Saint Préfert Collection Charles Giraud  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 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.

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