2007 Domaine Font de Michelle Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Elégance de Jeanne

Red Rhone Blend

  • France
  • Rhône
  • Southern Rhône
  • Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Drink between 2012 - 2021 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 17

  • ZMAng Likes this wine:

    October 4, 2019 - Bottle, just decanted: Similar notes to previous tasting except that less pruney. Will need some time to breathe as palate is lacking. Note to self: Previous bottle may have been overexposed to heat given the time of year.

  • ZMAng Likes this wine: 89 points

    June 23, 2019 - Coravin - Medium ruby. Usual perfumed nose. Well integrated tannins with the sweet black fruit and good acidity to balance. Lighter, less rich and less heat vs. the FdM Etienne Gonnet 2007. Medium length.
    Bottle, decanted - Perfumed garrigue nose, sweet black fruit, soy sauce notes. Soft, sweet black fruit, pruney, some light meaty notes. 89-91.

  • d'Artagnan wrote: 93 points

    May 23, 2019 - Dégustation horizontale Châteauneuf du Pape 2007 (Restaurant l'État Major): Nez charmeur avec du fruit rouge. Belle bouche généreuse et très épicée, avec jolie finale qui a de la finesse. Très bel équilibre, bien que riche, il est savoureux, anisé. Excellent. 93 pts

  • Al-Vino Likes this wine: 93 points

    May 4, 2019 - Perfectly integrated and at a point where it is better to drink now than hold! Salut!

  • grapist Likes this wine: 91 points

    December 29, 2018 - Did not decant and should have. Lacked the depth and richness expected of a 2007 select cuvée. No flaws, just not great.

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    January/February 2010, IWC Issue #148 (link)

    (Domaine Font de Michelle Chateauneuf du Pape Elegance de Jeanne) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    12/10/2008 (link)

    (Font de Michelle, Élegance de Jeanne Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2007
  • Type Red
  • Producer Domaine Font de Michelle
  • Varietal Red Rhone Blend
  • Designation Cuvée Elégance de Jeanne
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Rhône
  • SubRegion Southern Rhône
  • Appellation Châteauneuf-du-Pape
  • UPC Code 3560910411039

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 129 (58%)
  • Consumed 92 (42%)

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