2016 Chateau Sixtine Rouge, Chateauneuf-du-Pape (750ml)

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2016 Chateau Sixtine Rouge
Country: France
Region: Rhône
Sub-Region: Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Grape Varietal: Grenache
Review Score: 92WA
B-21 Top Recommendation: Read More

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Sixtine continues to do a solid job with its flagship bottling. The 2016 Chateauneuf du Pape, a blend of 50% Grenache, 25% Mourvèdre and 25% Syrah, delivers notes of apricot, cherries, leather and dried spices, ample palate presence and a lush, creamy texture. It finishes with hints of dried fruit and chocolate, so I'd opt for drinking it in its first decade while it retains some freshness.

92 points, Joe Czerwinski, Wine Advocate (Issue # 238 - Aug 2018)