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Earl Domaine Roger Sabon Roger Sabon Prestige Châteauneuf du Pape Rouge 2008

Winemaker's Notes:

Most Exciting Wine of The<br/>Vintage <br/>I was very impressed with this wine when I tried it at the domaine last month.<br/>Still a little closed on the nose, but lovely rich black fruit on the palate,<br/>the Mourvedre shining through at present. Beautiful weight and balance, this<br/>has great class and style and a long elegant finish. <br/>(Chris Pollington, Fine Wine Sales Advisor) <br/> <br/>Grenache dominates in all the best ways here, affording delicious sweet red and<br/>black fruit, with the Syrah and Mourvèdre adding complexity with hints<br/>of licorice, bay leaf and thyme. Dense but not overworked, the wine has an<br/>admirable depth and a confident finish. <br/>(Simon Field MW, Rhône Buyer)

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Roger Sabon & Fils:
Early 20th century,Seraphin Sabon is getting married with Marie Jausset, daughter of Romain and Marie-Angelie Brunel. Born in Serignan of Comtat, North of Orange, in the Vaucluse region,he takes his wife family's, wich origins dated from 1560. He regularly expands it. Marie gives birth to three sons,one of them is Roger. He founds the Domain in 1952 and now adays more than 15 hectares are located in the Chateauneuf du Pape appellation.

Most Exciting Wine of The<br/>Vintage <br/>I was very impressed with this wine when I tried it at the domaine last month.<br/>Still a little closed on the nose, but lovely rich black fruit on the palate,<br/>the Mourvedre shining through at present. Beautiful weight and balance, this<br/>has great class and style and a long elegant finish. <br/>(Chris Pollington, Fine Wine Sales Advisor) <br/> <br/>Grenache dominates in all the best ways here, affording delicious sweet red and<br/>black fruit, with the Syrah and Mourvèdre adding complexity with hints<br/>of licorice, bay leaf and thyme. Dense but not overworked, the wine has an<br/>admirable depth and a confident finish. <br/>(Simon Field MW, Rhône Buyer)

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