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Domaine Chante Cigale Red Rhone Blend Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2005

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drinkable. red.

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Domaine Chante Cigale:
Le Domaine de Chante Cigale is in the family since the XIX° century, where the generations of vine growers follow one another, under the name of «Clos Chante Cigale ». It is in 1936, date on which is created «l'Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée» Châteauneuf-du-Pape, that Paul Jourdan, the name decides to give « Domaine » to this beautiful family property. After the hard labour of his/her chil... Read more
Le Domaine de Chante Cigale is in the family since the XIX° century, where the generations of vine growers follow one another, under the name of «Clos Chante Cigale ». It is in 1936, date on which is created «l'Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée» Châteauneuf-du-Pape, that Paul Jourdan, the name decides to give « Domaine » to this beautiful family property. After the hard labour of his/her children and small children, the wine field extends on more than 35 pieces located on the best soils of name Châteauneuf du Pape. Since the beginning of the XXI° century, it is Alexandre Favier, which in spite of its young age, perdure L ’ family history of Chant des Cigales. Not great changes since …Le Domaine de Chante Cigale is in the family since the XIX° century, where the generations of vine growers follow one another, under the name of «Clos Chante Cigale ». It is in 1936, date on which is created «l'Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée» Châteauneuf-du-Pape, that Paul Jourdan, the name decides to give « Domaine » to this beautiful family property. After the hard labour of his/her children and small children, the wine field extends on more than 35 pieces located on the best soils of name Châteauneuf du Pape. Since the beginning of the XXI° century, it is Alexandre Favier, which in spite of its young age, perdure L ’ family history of Chant des Cigales. Not great changes since … Read less

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03/15/2013

drinkable. red.


External Reviews for Domaine Chante Cigale Red Rhone Blend Châteauneuf-du-Pape

External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/10/2013

The 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape has a deep ruby/purple color and classic Provencal aromatics of garrigue, ground pepper, kirsch, and loamy soil notes. Medium to full-bodied, richly fruity, it has soft, silky tannins and decent acidity. This is a 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape to drink now and over the next 10andndash;12 years.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
02/14/2013

Dark red. Powerfully aromatic nose offers smoky gamey strawberry and raspberry aromas with suave herb and spice qualities adding intrigue. Silky red berry preserve flavors combine depth and freshness conveying a deft marriage of fruit and tannins and impressive finishing sweetness. This is delicious right now.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
02/23/2013

Focused with the grip of the vintage this is holding its core of black cherry garrigue and tar notes in reserve for now while coffee briar and licorice root notes hold sway on the structured finish. Best from 2010 through 2018.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

The 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape has a deep ruby/purple color and classic Provencal aromatics of garrigue, ground pepper, kirsch, and loamy soil notes. Medium to full-bodied, richly fruity, it has soft, silky tannins and decent acidity. This is a 2005 Chateauneuf du Pape to drink now and over the next 10-12 years.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Their 2004 Chateauneuf du Pape (a blend of 60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, and the rest equal parts Mourvedre and Cinsault) has an open, heady nose of Provencal spices, pepper, kirsch liqueur and the classic dusty garrigue notes. Smoky, earthy notes follow through on the palate with heady alcohol, plenty of fruit, and a soft texture with good freshness and purity. This wine should be drunk over the next decade.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Focused, with the grip of the vintage, this is holding its core of black cherry, garrigue and tar notes in reserve for now, while coffee, briar and licorice root notes hold sway on the structured finish. Best from 2010 through 2018.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
01/10/2013

Ground black pepper and smoke dominate the nose and are immediately followed by fresh strawberry and raspberry on the palate. The 2005 vintage seamlessly merges dark earth and spice with uncharacteristically bright fruit to produce a memorable and extremely drinkable Chandacirc;teauneuf-du-Pape.


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