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Domaine La Barroche, Châteauneuf-du-pape, 2007

Domain La Barroche 2007

Now, people in Sweden, listen. This is a bargain. It is one of the absolutely best Châteauneuf-du-pape I have had. From 2007 that is I think the best year since 2000 and 1998 (and maybe better than those), and on top of that from Domaine La Barroche that is […]

Domaine La Barroche, Fiancée, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, 2004

Domaine La Barroche, Fiancée, 2004

This is a masterpiece. 2004 was not the best year, but the wine definitely is. With 50% grenache and 50% syrah in the blend for the Fiancée. Domain La Barroche and the wine maker Julien Barrot that I had the privilege to meet when I visited Barroche last […]

Domaine La Barroche, Châteauneuf-de-pape 2008, red

Domain La Barroche, 2008

Excellent red wine. Thanks to Winepunk Erik that suggested this winery. Long taste, young (no surprise as it is a 2008). Cherries — very fruity indeed. It has though loads of syrah, an interesting comparison to 2006 that I also tasted. I prefer the 2006 version as I think […]

Domaine La Barroche, Châteauneuf-du-pape 2006, red

Domain La Barroche, 2006

This is a very impressive wine. Loads of typical Grenache and mourvédre based chateauneuf. Berries, lots of tannins. Long aftertaste. As it should be, although one could have asked a bit more syrah-feeling (even if I do not want too much in a grenach based wine). (++)

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