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Roger Sabon Côtes du Rhône 2001

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"Tipping the scales at 14.5-15% alcohol, the old vine, full-bodied 2001<br/>Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Prestige is a wine of impressive intensity and<br/>thickness. Aromas reminiscent of liqueur of roasted herbs intermixed with<br/>meaty, game-like smells, black cherries, ground pepper, beef blood, and<br/>garrigue are followed by a wine of noteworthy stature, complexity, and<br/>mouthfilling generosity. Serious tannin is largely obscured by the wealth of<br/>fruit and extract. Give it 2-3 years of cellaring, and drink it over the<br/>following 12-15 years."<br/><br/>(Robert Parker - Wine Advocate - Feb-2004)

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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.

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/23/2010

...Slightly funky aromas of black fruits and leather. Silky and suave on entry, then youthfully primary in the mid-palate, even a bit medicinal, with flavors of dark berries, black cherry and menthol. Began a bit clenched but showed more texture as i... Stephen Tanzer's IWC. A Proprietary Blend wine from Rhone in France. 2001 Domaine Roger Sabon Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Prestige 750ml



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"Tipping the scales at 14.5-15% alcohol, the old vine, full-bodied 2001<br/>Chateauneuf du Pape Cuvee Prestige is a wine of impressive intensity and<br/>thickness. Aromas reminiscent of liqueur of roasted herbs intermixed with<br/>meaty, game-like smells, black cherries, ground pepper, beef blood, and<br/>garrigue are followed by a wine of noteworthy stature, complexity, and<br/>mouthfilling generosity. Serious tannin is largely obscured by the wealth of<br/>fruit and extract. Give it 2-3 years of cellaring, and drink it over the<br/>following 12-15 years."<br/><br/>(Robert Parker - Wine Advocate - Feb-2004)

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