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Famille Perrin - Les Crus

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The other Châteauneuf of the family! For the most part Les Sinards is made from the young vines at Beaucastel and a neighbouring vineyard we farm. Mostly Grenache, this is a classic Châteauneuf du Pape.

› The vintage

In 2010, all the right conditions were united to produce an exceptional vintage.
Heavy rainfall during spring, followed by a very hot summer and an Indian summer in September allowed for great harvest conditions.
This vintage produced very balanced wines on intense notes of fruit with a great finesse.

› Description

The family’s other Châteauneuf! Les Sinards comes from the young vines at Beaucastel and from a neighbouring vineyard that we farm.

› Situation

Wine made from the young vines at Beaucastel, a vineyard that we farm just to the west of Beaucastel in the Commune of Orange

› Terroir

Molasse seabed of the Miocene period covered by diluvial alpine deposits (pebbles)

› Process

Partly vinified like in Beaucastel and partly vinified in the traditional way after destemming. 100% Foudres for a year. Bottled after fining and light filtration

› Grapes

Grenache
Mourvèdre
Syrah

› Tasting video

› Tasting

Colour: Deep ruby
Nose: Intense, black and red fruits, spices and pepper
Mouth: Fresh and soft with refined tannins with a beautiful cherry finish

› Service

15°C in big glasses. Drink with game, truffles and mushrooms.

"Lush and inviting, with smoldering black tea weaving through the fleshy layers of melted fig, hoisin sauce, plum preserves and blackberry pudding. The dark ganache-coated finish has serious grip. Best from 2014 through 2025."

Note: 93/100
James Molesworth - Wine Spectator - 14/09/2012

Fresh red berries and cherry on the intensely fragrant nose. Sappy, palate-coating black raspberry and bitter cherry flavors are complemented by suave lavender and anise notes and lifted by a peppery quality. Finishes seamless and sweet, with very good breadth and spicy persistence.

Note: 90-92/100
Josh Raynolds - Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar - 01/02/2012

Lightly liquorice. Very smooth and polished texture. Not much grunt but certainly well mannered and competently made. Light finish.

Note: 16/20
Jancis Robinson - 20/12/2011

The 2010 Chateauneuf du Pape Les Sinards red is a blend of young Beaucastel vines and fruit from adjacent properties. It possesses a deep ruby/purple color as well as black cherry, licorice, garrigue, tobacco leaf and spice box characteristics. It is deep and medium to full-bodied with good acidity and freshness.

Note: 88-90 /100
Robert Parker - Wine Advocate - 01/10/2011

Bright ruby. Highly perfumed aromas of raspberry, cherry and dried flowers. Juicy and open-knit, offering lush red and dark berry compote flavors that pick up spiciness with air. Closes with very good energy and lift, with supple tannins lending shape and grip.

Note: 91/100
Josh Raynolds - International Wine Cellar

Smooth and lush with ripe berries, plum, spice and depth; juicy and tangy with minerals, supple texture and a long, complex finish. Syrah, Mourvèdre, Grenache.

Note: 92
The Tasting Panel


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