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Dom Paul Autard Cdp 2008

Member Review by joshwoodward:

Big, husky, not sweet. Dusty, but juicy. Too tannic.

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Varietal: Chardonnay
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Domaine Paul Autard:
In Chateauneuf du Pape, wine of quality... For Jean-Paul Autard, living and working in harmony with his land corresponds to a quest for perfection, ambitious but honest... Jean-Paul Autard runs the family estate since the age of 17. His choices of grapevines, of vinification and ageing (phenol maturity, total destemming of the harvest, ageing in casks) further his quest for balance. "Strengt... Read more
In Chateauneuf du Pape, wine of quality... For Jean-Paul Autard, living and working in harmony with his land corresponds to a quest for perfection, ambitious but honest... Jean-Paul Autard runs the family estate since the age of 17. His choices of grapevines, of vinification and ageing (phenol maturity, total destemming of the harvest, ageing in casks) further his quest for balance. "Strength, richness, elegance and finesse, a great wine from Chateauneuf du Pape should bring together all these qualities, to charm with its persistence and the pleasure it procure". Read less

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Snooth User: joshwoodward
129954234
4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 05/15/2009

Big, husky, not sweet. Dusty, but juicy. Too tannic.


Snooth User: joshwoodward
129954234
4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 05/15/2009

Smooth black cherry nose. Interesting. Tannic, acidic, medium+ body. Complex. Some spiciness. $40


Snooth User: djh99
17398850
4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 05/02/2009

I'm a big Autard fan. Opened the first bottle of a case recently, and wow! Huge wine, smooth (despite it's youth) multi layered, spicy. Not sure I'd call in new world style.


Snooth User: ethralls
8390020
0.00 5
Vintage: 2005 11/30/2008

Color: Deep, ruby red Nose: Some bitter dark chocolate, slight charcoal and reminded me of port (note: 14.5% alcohol), maybe some licorice Taste: Cinnamon like you get on the crust of an apple pie or some kind of coffee cake, raisins and maybe clove. A good bit of spice that leads to tannins that cover the entire mouth and finishes nicely Overall, I think this is a good cross-over wine if you’re interested in trying the old world styles because the Syrah gives you that familiar spice and tannic character, but you get a feel for the flavors and complexities that come with blending the classic Rhone varietals listed above.


Snooth User: drake42
106299165
4.00 5
Vintage: 2005 01/28/2009

Four glasses



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