2010 Roger Sabon Châteauneuf-du-Pape Les Olivets

Red Rhone Blend

  • France
  • Rhône
  • Southern Rhône
  • Châteauneuf-du-Pape
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Community Tasting Notes 7

  • Uglypinga Likes this wine:

    July 8, 2015 - Very savory nose wet leather, dried meat. The palate is also savory with some mild meats but a nice underripe blackberry note in the back end that does not last very long. Decent wine.

  • theRealPepe Likes this wine:

    September 3, 2014 - As I prepared to enter this note saw my previous one from last year and chuckled - it's very similar! Spicy, savoury cherry aromas and cherry, spice and pepper on the palate. Perhaps a bit short and dry on the finish but a nice overall package. Still no idea where this will be in 2020 or so, but right now Excellent.

  • sleepyhaus wrote:

    January 2, 2014 - Lo and behold: a CDP that doesn't suck. Okay, this does flirt with being over the top but manages to stay on the right side of the line. You can feel the alcohol after a glass but don't taste it while drinking, so that is a plus. Good complexity without veering too far into medicinal. Hardly traditional, but well made nonetheless. At the price paid a very good deal and one that is sure to please many, especially for one glass, as it becomes a bit heavier handed after that.

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  • theRealPepe Likes this wine:

    October 30, 2013 - This everything you want in a*basic* CDP. Gorgeous savory aroma and good meaty, spicy (garriguey?) palate with interesting finish. Lovely drink at present but have no idea how it will age. Right now - Excellent.

  • SonnyChiba wrote: (92 points)

    September 24, 2013 - 91-92pts. Very nice Chateauneuf du pape. Immediately picked up a lot of white pepper followed by venison/jerky on the nose, wrapped in some crushed berries. Soil, smokey, then followed by underlining dark chocolate and raspberry, with some more of that spice mixed in on the finish. Very beautiful creamy texture and finish. A rich wine, good balance of new/old world style. Big fan of this one.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    January/February 2013, IWC Issue #166 (link)

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  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    Issue #13, 10/1/2012 (link) 91+ points

    (Roger Sabon Châteauneuf-du-Pape Les Olivets Red) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    Issue #9, 9/25/2011 (link) (89-91) points

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Roger Sabon
  • Varietal Red Rhone Blend
  • Designation Les Olivets
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Rhône
  • SubRegion Southern Rhône
  • Appellation Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 21 (8%)
  • In Cellars 166 (66%)
  • Consumed 64 (25%)

Food Pairing

not bad with my Pad See-Ew

Who Likes This Wine

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