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2010 Domaine Saint Préfert Châteauneuf-du-Pape Réserve Auguste Favier
Red Rhone Blend
- Southern Rhône
Community Tasting Notes 19
Donjcorleone Likes this wine: (96 points)
July 14, 2015 - First bottle of a case purchase. An aromatic nose of blackberry and black raspberry licorice, fig, forest floor, pepper and Indian spice notes that follow through on the sweet, sappy full bodied palate which linger effortlessly on the finish. A beautiful wine.
henryd1 Likes this wine: (93 points)
May 17, 2015 - The nose is rich and plush with dark cherry, kirsch, lavender, and dusty spices. The palate is incredibly precise and balanced with a kernel of sweetness delicately wrapped in spices and herbs. This is magnificent - and a huge bargain at the 35 euros or so I paid. Drinking beautifully now and there's certainly no need to wait for the tanins to soften, though I don't see why it wouldn't age nicely too. 93-94
bullmrkt wrote: (93 points)
December 13, 2014 - Dense purple, almost black color. Dried cranberries, garrigue, herbs de Provence, licorice, pepper, crunchy dry tannins, and a fairly long finish. Textbook herby CDP, and delicious. Drinks young but well now, and should age nicely.3 people found this helpful Comment
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Likes this wine: (93 points)
September 23, 2014 - Decanted for two hours and drank over the next four. Great CNDP drinking well now. Corked smelled of cranberry juice. Fragrant nose and garnet color. A little spicy, but I like that. Well balanced and nicely suited the figs I had on hand. Much better than the Saint Prefert Beatus Ille. Well worth the price on this one.2 people found this helpful Comment
RickyT12 wrote: flawed
September 14, 2014 - Very heavily corked. Big time bummer.
Pro Reviews 4
By Josh Raynolds
January/February 2013, IWC Issue #166 (link)
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By Jeb Dunnuck
Issue #13, 10/1/2012 (link) 95 points
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By Josh Raynolds
January/February 2012, IWC Issue #160 (link)
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By Jancis Robinson, MW
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- Vintage 2010
- Type Red
- Producer Domaine Saint Préfert
- Varietal Red Rhone Blend
- Designation Réserve Auguste Favier
- Vineyard n/a
- Country France
- Region Rhône
- SubRegion Southern Rhône
- Appellation Châteauneuf-du-Pape
- Pending Delivery 39 (5%)
- In Cellars 643 (83%)
- Consumed 89 (12%)
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