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La Bastide Saint-Dominique

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2017 La Bastide Saint-Dominique  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 93

Medium-bodied, soft and fresh, with a sweetness to the kirsch accompanied by gentle textures on the palate. The spicy fresh, sweet cherry, pepper finish is already in the right spot. The wine was made with a blend of 50% Grenache and 50% Mourvedre.

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2017 La Bastide Saint-Dominique Les Hesperides  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 95

Nosing this wine is like placing your nose in a spice drawer. The wine is soft polished, energetic and loaded with sweet, ripe, juicy, fresh peppery kirsch and wild cherries. Everything is in the right place in this elegant, fresh, peppery red berry filled wine. The wine was made with a blend of 50% Grenache and 50% Mourvedre.

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2017 La Bastide Saint-Dominique Les Secrets de Pignan  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 96

Spicy kirsch with fresh herbs on the nose and pure silky cherries on the palate hits all the right notes. Elegant and lifted, fresh and sweet, this is refined and pure. A bit of time in the cellar will add even more character and complexity. The wine is always produced using 00% old vine Grenache.

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2016 La Bastide Saint-Dominique Crous Saint Martin  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 97

Talk about having it all! Luscious, decadent textures, intensity of flavor, length, silky tannins and purity of fruit The wine coats your mouth, but is never heavy. Instead you find freshness, vibrancy and the need to taste it again and one more time, just to be sure. Produced from a blend of 80% Grenache, 10% Mourvedre and 10% Syrah.

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2016 La Bastide Saint-Dominique Les Hesperides  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

Purity and freshness, elegance and depth, complexity and character all form to produce a beauty. The wine is juicy, fresh spicy and full bodied, with silky, spicy, thyme and peppery finish. The wine was made with a blend of 50% Grenache and 50% Mourvedre.

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2016 La Bastide Saint-Dominique Les Secrets de Pignan  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 98

This is pure silk and sensuality. The fruit is perfectly ripe, the tannins and soft, polished and uplifting. The wine offers sweetness of fruit, purity, spicy notes and a long, complex, licorice, spice and pure, red cherry finish. A few years in the cellar will add even more character and omplexity. The wine was made from 100% old vine Grenache.

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2015 La Bastide Saint-Dominique Les Hesperides  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 94

Dark in color, there is real intensity here. But you also find all the silky textures and freshness you need. The wine is full bodied, powerful and packed with soft, spicy, thyme and pepper infused berries from start to finish. Great style of wine here. The wine was made with a blend of 50% Grenache and 50% Mourvedre.

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2015 La Bastide Saint-Dominique Les Secrets de Pignan  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 95

Produced from 100% old vine Grenache, this blasts off with its nose of molten licorice and kirsch. Lush, supple textured fruits with pepper, herbs and juicy red berries on the palate that do not want to quit. The wine has the stuffing and tannins to age and develop nicely.

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2015 La Bastide Saint-Dominique Chapelle La Bastide Saint-Dominique  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 94

With a nice, deep, dark color, this kicks off with a blast of licorice, wet earth, garrigue and dark red berries, the wine is lush, ripe, rich and juicy, with silky textures and a round, plushly textured, fruity finish. The wine was made from blending 70% Grenache with 30% Syrah.

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2014 La Bastide Saint-Dominique Les Hesperides  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 93

Dark, lush, fat, ripe, juicy black cherries are all over the place. The wine is polished, opulent and serves up a long, sweet, ripe, fruit filled finish with density, polish and length. This is a really strong wine for the vintage.

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2014 La Bastide Saint-Dominique Les Secrets de Pignan  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

Polished, pure and pretty, with a sweet core of juicy kirsch, herbs and pepper, the wine is made using 100% old vine Grenache. This is going to be delicious on release.

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2013 La Bastide Saint-Dominique  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 89

Silky, soft and sweet, with freshness to the ripe cherries and a silky smooth, medium bodied finish. The wine was made from a blend of 80% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 7% Mourvedre and 3% Cinsault.

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2013 La Bastide Saint-Dominique Les Hesperides  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

Smoky, earthy, soft red fruits and polished textures, with early drinking pleasure. The wine comes from an equal blend of Grenache and Mourvedre.

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2012 La Bastide Saint-Dominique  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

Soft, elegant and approachable, there is good freshness to the sweet, ripe cherry core. From a blend of 80% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 5% Mourvedre and 5% Cinsault, the wine reached 14.5% alcohol.

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2012 La Bastide Saint-Dominique Les Secrets de Pignan  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 93

Plush, polished and pure, this spicy, fresh wine leaves a sweet, impression of concentrated kirsch on the palate. Made from 100% old vine Grenache.

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2012 La Bastide Saint-Dominique Les Hesperides  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

Finesse driven in style, showing sweet fruits with a solid depth of flavor in the red berry dominated wine. Produced from a 50/50 blend of Mourvedre and Grenache.

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2010 La Bastide Saint-Dominique  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

Fully mature, the wine is concentrated and richly textured, with loads of sweet, ripe, cherries, thyme, flowers and herbs. This is the perfect time to be popping corks on this bottle.

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2010 La Bastide Saint-Dominique Les Secrets de Pignan  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 94

My first time with this wine and I really like. From mostly old vine Grenache, with a touch of Mourvedre, the wine is lush, fat and juicy with layers of sweet, ripe black cherries, kirsch, spice and licorice. The wine has the ability to age, but the fruit and tannins are so ripe and tasty, if you cannot keep your hands off a bottle, I understand.

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2009 La Bastide Saint-Dominique Les Secrets de Pignan  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 91

Open, with layers of lush, sweet, kirsch, garrigue, black raspberriess and spice. The wine is concentrated, long and easy to drink. Produced from a blend of 5% Mourvedre and 95% old vine Grenache from vines that are 100 years of age.

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