Domaine De La Solitude Cuvée Barberini Châteauneuf Du Pape 2013, Ac

Rhone South Rhone-South
Rhone, France

$60.75 (525907)

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March 03, 2018

Critic Reviews (3)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a top cuvee "from the best parcels" at Solitude. Now maturing it's putting a fine aromatic display with...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Wood is still a major influence on the nose in this decidedly internationally-styled Chateauneuf, with its spice,...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A very traditional, lightly bretty Châteauneuf. Black and red fruit are rich on the palate with black cherry...

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Community Reviews (2)

Scott Chalmers
Scott Chalmers

Some people apparently don't mind the Rhone brett odour, but I can't get past it. Sara's reference to 'slightly bretty' is an understatement. It was overwhelming, to the point of being undrinkable where we put 3/4 of a $60 bottle down the sink. Under the brett was some woody fruit, but did I mention the yeast infection? This is why WineAlign should blind taste, as it seems to me reviewers started with the label, but shouldn't have.

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Scott Chalmers
Scott Chalmers

Some people apparently don't mind the Rhone brett odour, but I can't get past it. Sara's reference to 'slightly bretty' is an understatement. It was overwhelming, to the point of being undrinkable where we put 3/4 of a $60 bottle down the sink. Under the brett was some woody fruit, but did I mention the yeast infection? This is why WineAlign should blind taste, as it seems to me reviewers started with the label, but shouldn't have.

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