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Olivier Ravoire

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2019 Olivier Ravoire Caparacon  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 92

Floral in character, the wine is medium-bodied, spicy and fresh with a soft, elegant, silky texture and a forward approach, finishing with peppery, olives and cherries. The wine was produced using mostly old vine Grenache, with Mourvedre and Syrah to flesh out the blend. Drink from 2023 - 2033 92 Points

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2019 Olivier Ravoire Caparacon Blanc  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

Dominated by Grenache Blanc, with Roussanne, Clairette and Bourboulenc, the wine exudes flowers, crushed rocks and yellow citrus peel. Medium-bodied, lush and forward, you can enjoy this on release for all its sweet, ripe, fruits and freshness. Drink from 2022 - 2027 90 Points

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2019 Olivier Ravoire Armatura  (Gigondas) 90

Dark ruby in color, the wine is bright, fresh, crisp, and fruity, focusing on its herbs and bright red raspberries, kirsch, and sweet, earthy cherries. You can enjoy this on release. 90 Points

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2018 Olivier Ravoire  (Crozes-Hermitage) 86

Medium-bodied, very fresh, bright and tart, the fruit has a lot of lift and crisp, crunchy qualities if that is what you are looking for. 86 Points

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2018 Olivier Ravoire  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 88

With a strong herbal tone to the red fruit, the wine is round, lush and fruity. The tannins are ripe, the wine is rich, but the garrigue and green olive tone is quite strong this year. 88 Points

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2018 Olivier Ravoire Oriflamme  (St. Joseph) 89

Medium-bodied, fresh, light and with nice lift and sweetness in the peppery fruit that is already quite easy to drink. 89 Points

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2017 Olivier Ravoire  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

Medium bodied, forward, soft and approachable, the wine is on the sweet, refined cherry side of the style range, with a hit of spice in the soft, kirsch oriented finish. This should be easy to like on release. The wine was produced from blending 80% Grenache with 10% Syrah and 10% Mourvedre. 90 Points

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2017 Olivier Ravoire Armatura  (Gigondas) 90

Lush, sweet, juicy red fruits and spice with a nice slice of crushed stone and round tannins help finish everything off nicely. Quite stylish. 90 Points

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2017 Olivier Ravoire Hallebarde  (Côte-Rôtie) 91

Medium-bodied, the smoke, oak, earth, herbs, truffle and deep red fruits are the first thing you notice. The wine is fresh, elegant, lifted, vibrant and spicy with sweet, juicy cherries in the finish. This should drink well with just a few years of aging. 91 Points

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2015 Olivier Ravoire  (Côte-Rôtie) 92

With an interesting citrus note to the ripe, sensually textured red fruits, the wine is loaded with soft, juicy, ripe, spiced black raspberries, cherries and enough, chalky tannins to allow for aging and evolution. 92 Points

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2015 Olivier Ravoire  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 90

With a nose of florals, kirsch and spice, the wine is medium bodied, soft and polished, with a peppery, fleshy, cherry note that kicks in with the finish. This should be charming on release. The wine was produced from blending 80% Grenache with 20% Syrah. 90 Points

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2014 Olivier Ravoire  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 88

Medium bodied, fresh, soft and polished, with an elegant, charm and loads of sweet, ripe, peppery cherries, kirsch and strawberry that are already showing their character. 88 Points

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2012 Olivier Ravoire  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 88

Oak, licorice and waxy red fruits combine to produce a soft, easy drinking, medium bodied wine with a kirsch finish. 88 Points

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2011 Olivier Ravoire  (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) 86

Medium bodied early drinking wine with an herbaceous, cherry center. 86 Points

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