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DOMAINE DU JONCIER, MARINE ROUSSEL - Vin de France Icarus red - 2017- ()
red robe; floral airs in a precise bouquet, black cherry, licorice – it’s a good, clear opening. The palate has a . . . .
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DOMAINE DU JONCIER, MARINE ROUSSEL - Lirac Domaine du Joncier regard ex Le Classique red - 2016-
quite a dark red; the nose gives cherry airts, raspberry liqueur, a sense of ripe depth in the red fruits and . . . .
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CHÂTEAU LE PLAISIR - Cairanne Château Le Plaisir red - 2018- ()
dark red, nicely full robe; the bouquet is starting to express, shows red fruits, mulberry, a sweet, near jelly tone that . . . .
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DOMAINE BEAU MISTRAL - Cairanne Domaine Beau Mistral Les Garrigues red - 2018-
attractive dark red with a purple tone; the bouquet swims with engaging black cherry fruit, is up and open, touches off . . . .
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DOMAINE DES ESCARAVAILLES - Rasteau Domaine des Escaravailles Argilla Ad Argillam red - 2018-
attractive, full red robe; the bouquet is immediately appealing, well filled with blackberry fruit, is all together and promising. There is . . . .
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DOMAINE DES ESCARAVAILLES - Rasteau Héritage 1924 red - 2018- ()
quite a dark red robe; spice, cloves feature on the nose, with a trim sweetness of plum fruit – it’s a . . . .
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DOMAINE DES ESCARAVAILLES - Rasteau Classique red - 2018-
dark red robe, pale rim. The bouquet has a sweet underpinning, with floral and gently spiced notes, and a coulis-liqueur tone . . . .
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DOMAINE DES ESCARAVAILLES - Rasteau La Ponce red - 2018- ()
dark red colour; the bouquet is Southern, brooding, capacious, wide, has a plum centre, a back note of raspberry, with a . . . .
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DOMAINE DES ESCARAVAILLES - Cairanne Le Ventabren red - 2018-
thorough, full robe; the bouquet is a wide, Southern do, marked by black raisin, chocolate airs, a dense but nicely sweet . . . .
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DOMAINE DES ESCARAVAILLES - Cairanne La Boutine red - 2018-
shiny, quite full red colour; the bouquet has an inviting savoury nature, with an engrained floral, appealing rose petal tone, sweet . . . .
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LA BASTIDE SAINT DOMINIQUE - Cairanne La Bastide Saint Dominique Les 2 Arbres red - 2-18- ()
mainly dark red robe; the bouquet carries an aroma of plum fruits with sweet herbs, latent spicing, wells up thoroughly. The . . . .
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DOMAINE MARTIN - Cairanne Domaine Martin red - 2018-
red robe with a matt hue; the bouquet has a traditional style, shows cooked plums with latent spicing, an undertone of . . . .
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CHÂTEAU DE LA GARDINE - Côtes du Rhône Brunel de la Gardine white - 2019-
spritz of carbonic gas visible in a yellow robe; the bouquet is influenced by ripe Viognier and its musky, pear tones, . . . .
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CHÂTEAU DE LA GARDINE - Cairanne Brunel de la Gardine red - 2018- ()
shiny, full red robe, a good aspect; the bouquet is just starting out, has a sure, discreet cherry fruit and raspberry . . . .
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DOMAINE ROCHE - Cairanne Domaine Roche Marcel Roche red - 2018- ()
quite a full red robe, with lustre. The bouquet is discreet, shapely, centres on raspberry fruit with an inviting tone of . . . .
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DOMAINE ROCHE - Cairanne Domaine Roche La Bousquette red - 2018-
quite a dark red; the bouquet is broad, carries low-key, firm intensity, an aroma that mixes black olives with black berry . . . .
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DOMAINE ROCHE - Cairanne Domaine Roche red - 2018- ()
bright dark red; the bouquet lines up black cherry fruit with sweet herbs, rosemary, licorice and savoury notes as well. It’s . . . .
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DOMAINE BRUSSET - Cairanne Les Travers white - 2019- ()
shiny, clear, attractive yellow robe; the bouquet shows a traverse of oaking, young oak, with vanilla connotations. In the background there . . . .
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DOMAINE BRUSSET - Cairanne Les Travers red - 2018-
bright, dark red robe; the bouquet has good Cairanne typicity, reflects garrigue herbs, dusty trails, with an inset of prolonged mulberry . . . .
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LES GRANDES SERRES - Cairanne Terre de Mistral, Rémy Ferbras red - 2018-
dark plum red colour; the bouquet has an air of blackberry jam fruit, a note of licorice, dried herbs, skips a . . . .
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LES GRANDES SERRES - Cairanne Carius white - 2019- ()
steady yellow colour; the bouquet is weighted, centres on ripe white fruits, pear and white plum included, with notes of roast . . . .
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LES GRANDES SERRES - Cairanne Carius red - 2018-
mottled red colour; the bouquet has a smoky, spicy tone, with a sweet core of plum jam, damson fruit. There is . . . .
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VIGNOBLES & COMPAGNIE, ex LA COMPAGNIE RHODANIENNE - Côtes du Rhône Château des Séraphin white - 2017- ()
handsome yellow robe; the bouquet is decisive, god and direct, comes with a citrus leaning, notes of pear from the Viognier. . . . .
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DOMAINE DE L'AMAUVE - Séguret Domaine de l'Amauve Réserve red - 2016-
dark red, lustrous robe. The bouquet is stylish, assured, centres on sweet plum fruit, with a discreet note of dried herbs, . . . .
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CHÂTEAU DU TRIGNON - Vacqueyras Château du Trignon red - 2018-
plum red colour; the bouquet is discreet but elegant, has a neat centre of sweet red fruiting, cooked fruits, carries smoke. . . . .
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CHÂTEAU DU TRIGNON - Sablet Côtes du Rhône Villages red - 2016- ()
steady red robe; the bouquet is elegant, sprinkled with floral notes, spicing, red berry fruits. It’s a neat opening. The palate . . . .
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VINS ET TERROIRS EXPORT - Plan de Dieu Côtes du Rhône Villages Charles Tort red - 2016- ()
red robe with a hint of evolution; the bouquet has a brewed nature, almost brothy it is, with a Southern oiliness, . . . .
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VINS ET TERROIRS EXPORT - Sablet Côtes du Rhône Villages Charles Tort red - 2016- ()
regular red robe, in sound shape. The bouquet has a steady offer of slightly sweet red berry fruit, a note of . . . .
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DOMAINE DU MURINAIS - Crozes-Hermitage Cuvée Marine white - 2019- ()
fine yellow robe; the bouquet is an intricate collection of small prompts, with peach, nuts, aniseed, apricot juice featuring. The palate . . . .
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DOMAINE DU MURINAIS - Crozes-Hermitage Caprice de Valentin red - 2017-
dark robe; the bouquet has a grilled aroma, with oak and a seeming thick fruit skin air, like a concentrate of . . . .
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DOMAINE DU MURINAIS - Crozes-Hermitage Caprice de Valentin red - 2010- No Rating
NOT PRODUCED . . . .
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DOMAINE DU MURINAIS - Crozes-Hermitage Les Amandiers red - 2018- ()
sleek dark robe, black-purple tones. The bouquet has a pleasing oiliness of black fruits, a fine ripeness about them, a coulis . . . .
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DOMAINE DU MURINAIS - Crozes-Hermitage Vieilles Vignes red - 2018-
very dark robe; the bouquet is broad, has a brewed, filled aroma, definite grunt factor, and strays south into notes of . . . .
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DOMAINE DE L'ORATOIRE SAINT MARTIN - Cairanne Cuvée Réserve des Seigneurs red - 2018- ()
attractive, nicely full red robe; the bouquet expresses the garrigue well, coupling herbs with gorse, thyme, ash smoke and a neat . . . .
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DOMAINE ALARY - Cairanne La Jean de Verde red - 2018-
mild red, Grenache-typical robe with a pale rim; the nose is settling down with a comfortable ease, a fragrant spiced cooked . . . .
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DOMAINE ALARY - Cairanne L’Estévenas red - 2018-
dark robe, well filled. The nose has a sweet thoroughness, some reduction, a glistening aroma of cooked plum fruits, with spicing, . . . .
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DOMAINE ALARY - Cairanne La Brunote red - 2018- ()
regular red robe; the bouquet has brewed, beef stock filling, with a black fruit jam heart to it. The palate has . . . .
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DOMAINE ALARY - Cairanne Tradition red - 2018-
mild red robe; the bouquet has a gentle, sweet-noted aroma of raspberry, red berry fruit, with a note of herbs, gorse. . . . .
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CHÂTEAU DU TRIGNON - Côtes du Rhône Château du Trignon red - 2018- ()
shiny dark redd robe; the bouquet has an aroma of sweet, lightly fragrant red fruits, a heart of raspberry, is emerging . . . .
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DOMAINE LA FONT DE NOTRE DAME - Côtes du Rhône Domaine La Font de Notre Dame red - 2018-
regular red robe, Grenache with its subdued hue. The bouquet carries an underlying sweetness, notes of varnish, cooked plum fruit, has . . . .
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DOMAINE LA SOUMADE - Côtes du Rhône Domaine La Soumade red - 2018- ()
regular plum red colour; the bouquet has an inky darkness about it, roasted airs with a wild blackberry streak across it. . . . .
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LA BASTIDE SAINT DOMINIQUE - Côtes du Rhône La Bastide Saint Dominique Cuvée Jules Rochebonne red - 2018- ()
dark, enclosed robe; the bouquet carries a refined sweetness delivered with discretion, an air of black berry jelly at its centre. . . . .
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MARCEL RICHAUD - Côtes du Rhône Terre de Galets red - 2018-
full, dark red robe; the bouquet is well rounded, nicely ample, has a soft violets hover over its cooked plums’ aroma, . . . .
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DOMAINE GROSSET - Cairanne Domaine Grosset red - 2018-
mostly dark red robe; the bouquet is well weighted, lined with an aroma of damson plum jam, intensity in it. There . . . .
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DOMAINE GROSSET - Cairanne Domaine Grosset Création red - 2018- ()
dark red; the bouquet is reticent, but there’s an even couch of berry fruit within, plums and black berries, an inner . . . .
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DOMAINE DES AMADIEU - Cairanne Garrigues red - 2018- ()
dark robe; the bouquet brims with inviting blackberry fruit, notes of mulberry in the mix. It’s a fulsome opening, with appealing . . . .
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DOMAINE BERTHET-RAYNE ANDRÉ - Cairanne Vieilles Vignes red - 2018- ()
quite a dark red robe, very Grenache in nature. The bouquet is dark, with an element of varnish, pine, red meat . . . .
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VIGNOBLES ALAIN JAUME, DOMAINE GRAND VENEUR - Cairanne Les Travées Alain Jaume red - 2018-
red robe with a light rim; the bouquet has a quiet air of plum fruit with a hint of floral perfuming, . . . .
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DOMAINE DU TRAPADIS - Cairanne Les Garrigues red - 2018-
quite a full red robe; the bouquet leads on sweet loganberry-blackberry fruit with a smoky note to it. It’s not especially . . . .
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MARCEL RICHAUD - Cairanne red - 2018-
dark plum red colour; the bouquet is a discreetly stirring mass of dark red berry fruits, with prune, thick juicing, and . . . .
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