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Domaine de la Janasse Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2009

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"...75-80% Grenache and the rest Syrah and Mourvedre, but Sabon is increasing the Cinsault in the final blend. Aged completely in wood foudres and the triangular wood cuves called tronconique, it is a dense ruby/purple-colored, full-bodied, powerful wine revealing sweet notes of kirsch, black currants, smoked herbs, underbrush and barbecue spices. A thick, rich, full-bodied, pure, long Chateauneuf with abundant tannin that is largely disguised by the concentration of fruit, it should drink well for 10-12+ years...91-93" WA 10/10

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De la Janasse:
Aimé SABON comes back from his military duty in 1967 and takes over his father's vineyards (who was bringing his grapes into cooperative cave) and father-in-law's vineyards (who was selling the wine). He builds his cave in 1973 and thus creates the domain of La Janasse, from the name of family camp located in Courthezon. His ambition will be to enlarge the domain by acquiring new vineyards of ... Read more
Aimé SABON comes back from his military duty in 1967 and takes over his father's vineyards (who was bringing his grapes into cooperative cave) and father-in-law's vineyards (who was selling the wine). He builds his cave in 1973 and thus creates the domain of La Janasse, from the name of family camp located in Courthezon. His ambition will be to enlarge the domain by acquiring new vineyards of different varieties, going from 15 ha to 55 ha nowadays. In 1991, after a BTA in winemaking and oenology at Beaune and a BTS in marketing at Macon, Christophe joins his father who leaves him the responsability of the cave. He will create the different vintages and develop the marketing of the domain. Isabelle, the sister of Christophe and also oenologist, joins the team in 2001. Nowadays, all SABON family members work together on the domain : * Aimé SABON : vineyards * Hélène SABON : accountancy - administrative * Isabelle SABON : marketing - vinification * Christophe SABON : vineyards - vinification - marketing Read less

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Snooth User: MrRiesling
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4.50 5
12/11/2011

Four and a half glasses


External Reviews for Domaine de la Janasse Châteauneuf-du-Pape

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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
09/26/2012

Powerfully rendered, with a large core of fig sauce, plum preserves and dark cassis notes that course along, pushed by anise and roasted apple wood flavors and a muscular, graphite-filled finish. Still quite densely packed on the finish, this needs time to stretch out. Best from 2013 through 2023.


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Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
01/10/2013

The 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape is probably one of the strongest andldquo;regularandrdquo; efforts I have ever tasted from Sabon. This dense purple blend of 75 to 80% Grenache and the rest Mourvedre and Syrah, aged in truncated wood cuves and foudres, has a beautiful, sweet nose of black cherry jam intermixed with roasted herbs, black currants, forest floor and a hint of charcoal. The wine has great intensity, full-bodied opulence, and a striking seductiveness that is already irresistible. It should continue to drink well for 12andndash;15 years.


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
09/26/2013

Red wine - 2009 - Domaine De La Janasse Chateauneuf-du-Pape V.V. - France - Region: Rh


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
03/29/2012

The 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape is probably one of the strongest "regular" efforts I have ever tasted from Sabon. This dense purple blend of 75 to 80% Grenache and the rest Mourvedre and Syrah, aged in truncated wood cuves and foudres, has a beautiful, ... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2009 Domaine de la Janasse Chateauneuf du Pape 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
09/24/2011

One of my favorite wines, the single vineyard 2009 Domaine de la Janasse Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Chaupin comes from a cooler terroir in the northeastern part of the appellation. Offering kirsch and framboise aromas intermixed with black olive, spic... Rhone Report, The. A Grenache wine from Rhone in France. 2009 Domaine de la Janasse Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Chaupin 1500ml


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
09/26/2013

Red wine - 2009 - Domaine De La Janasse Chateauneuf-du-Pape - France - Region: Rh


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/06/2011

The 2009 Chateauneuf du Pape Chaupin is aged in foudre (2/3) and 600-liter demi-muids (1/3). It may not reach the heights of the sensational 2007, but it is a gorgeous effort that represents Grenache at its finest. Intense black cherry liqueur notes ... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Grenache wine from Rhone in France. 2009 Domaine de la Janasse Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Chaupin 1500ml


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The elevation showed flavors of cherries, raspberries and black olives while keeping the soil's character of smoothness and melted tannins. An elegant and powerful grenache!

"...75-80% Grenache and the rest Syrah and Mourvedre, but Sabon is increasing the Cinsault in the final blend. Aged completely in wood foudres and the triangular wood cuves called tronconique, it is a dense ruby/purple-colored, full-bodied, powerful wine revealing sweet notes of kirsch, black currants, smoked herbs, underbrush and barbecue spices. A thick, rich, full-bodied, pure, long Chateauneuf with abundant tannin that is largely disguised by the concentration of fruit, it should drink well for 10-12+ years...91-93" WA 10/10

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