Domaine Lafond Chateauneuf du Pape Roc Epine 2010

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"Dark pink in color. Very fruity aroma with notes of strawberry. The wine is round and juicy on the palate, with refreshing notes of strawberry, minerality and a touch of spice. The finish is dry, which is a rather nice ending."Edited from liquormart.com*_HALF-BOTTLE_*

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Domaine LaFond:
Today, to comply with european community standards, hygiene and traceability are become compulsory and essential for consumer, always looking for dietary security. European legislation on 14 june 1993, our winery is in keeping with HACCP standards. At every bottling process, we take samples for micro-biological analysis. We keep them for two years, then we taste all the bottles from a same vintage. We estimate the evolution of the quality for every vintage.
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External Reviews for Domaine Lafond Chateauneuf du Pape Roc Epine

External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
01/03/2013

A potentially great wine in the making, the 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Roc-Epine (made from an identical blend) possesses awesome concentration as well as a gorgeous nose of roasted Provencal herbs, lavender, blueberries, blackberries and cassis. With good acidity, sweet, well-integrated tannins and super concentration, it will be drinkable in 2-3 years, and should evolve for 15+ years thereafter. These two Chateauneuf du Papes are both highly recommended. - Robert Parker 93-95 Points This delivers a delicious core of plum, boysenberry and blackberry fruit, studded with licorice, fruitcake and roasted fig notes. Offers the grip of the vintage, but not as dense as the top examples, so one for drinking now while you cellar the big boys. Best from 2020 through . 800 cases made. -JM (80% grenache and 10% each of mourvedre and syrah): Bright purple. Youthfully backward, hinting at aromas and flavors of redcurrant and cherry, with a spicy accent. Slow to unwind...



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"Dark pink in color. Very fruity aroma with notes of strawberry. The wine is round and juicy on the palate, with refreshing notes of strawberry, minerality and a touch of spice. The finish is dry, which is a rather nice ending."Edited from liquormart.com*_HALF-BOTTLE_*

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