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Caves de France

28/03/2006 Jozef Schildermans 0

Wijnhandel in Dendermonde (deelgemeente Schoonaarde) die werd opgericht in 1958. Opstalplein 22 B-9200 Dendermonde (Schoonaarde) Tel. (052)42 73 73 Fax (052)42 69 73 E-mail: wines@cavesdefrance.be Website: http://www.cavesdefrance.be/

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Les Cailloux (André Brunel) 2003

28/03/2006 Jozef Schildermans 0

2003 Les Cailloux (André Brunel) Châteauneuf-du-Pape – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape (3/27/2006)In the slightly “stinky” nose nice red fruit, kirsch, pepper. Nice, sweet red fruit (cherries) on the palate, followed by herbs, pepper and kirsch. The alcohol needs to integrate more, but this is already delicious. (93 pts.) In de lichtjes “stinkende” neus mooi rood fruit, kirsch en peper. > Lees verder …

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Clos Saint Michel Cuvée Reservée 2003

28/03/2006 Jozef Schildermans 0

2003 Clos Saint-Michel Châteauneuf-du-Pape Cuvée Réservée – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape (1/13/2006)Very nice. Red and black fruits, barnyard, refreshing acidity, pepper, black coffee. The label states 14,5% alc. but this is barely noticeable. A lot of material, but balanced in a CNP kind of way. Primary but very enjoyable, especially with some breething. (91 pts.) Rood en zwart fruit, > Lees verder …

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Domaine de Mourchon Séguret Grande Réserve 2003

27/03/2006 Jozef Schildermans 0

2003 Domaine de Mourchon Côtes du Rhône Villages Séguret Grande Réserve – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Côtes du Rhône Villages Séguret (2/22/2006)Slight stink on the initially rather closed nose. On the palate nice fruit, some toast, a bit of smoke, a hint of wood. Nice fruit structure, better to let this rest for a year or so. Tasty wine. The > Lees verder …

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Domaine de Mourchon

27/03/2006 Jozef Schildermans 0

Dit domein in de zuidelijke Rhône werd enkele jaren geleden gekocht door het Schotse koppel Walter en Kate McKinlay. Het ligt in de rotsachtige heuvels achter Séguret, oostelijk van de Dentelles de Montmirail. De gemiddelde hoogte van de wijngaarden is 300 meter. Lage opbrengsten en moderne wijnbouwtechnieken zorgen hier voor smakelijke Côtes du Rhônes Villages zoals de Séguret Tradition (Grenache > Lees verder …

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Domaine de Mourchon Séguret Tradition 2003

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2003 Domaine de Mourchon Côtes du Rhône Villages Séguret Tradition – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Côtes du Rhône Villages Séguret (2/3/2006)Black and red fruit, aromatic herbs and some kirsch (alcohol) on the expressive, warm nose. On the palate lots of warm tasty fruit, violets, liquorice, herbs, some pepper, refreshing acidity. The aftertaste is rather long, but a bit alcoholic and > Lees verder …

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Ladera de Pinoso El Sequé 2003

27/03/2006 Jozef Schildermans 0

2003 Ladera de Pinoso Alicante El Sequé – Spain, Levante, Alicante (2/13/2006)Exotic spices, alcohol and black fruit on the nose. Fruity and spicy palate, with a lot of black fruit, but fresh, not cloying or overly sweet, supported by spices, liquorice, black coffee and kirsch. The wood is noticeable but not overbearing. Idem for the alcohol. Slightly peppery aftertaste. Needs > Lees verder …

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Domaine Remy Ferbras Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2004

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2004 Domaine Remy Ferbras Châteauneuf-du-Pape – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape (2/18/2006)My first CDP 2004. Slightly barnyardy nose, with traces of red grenache-like fruit. The palate is balanced, with spices and pepper, red and black fruit, some kirsch, some liquorice. Tasty. Not overly complex, but not bad either. Good everyday quaffer. About 12,5 euros @ Delhaize in Belgium. (88 pts.) > Lees verder …

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Domaine de Cristia Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2003

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2003 Domaine de Cristia Châteauneuf-du-Pape – France, Rhône, Southern Rhône, Châteauneuf-du-Pape (3/21/2006)Minimal barnyard, herbs, red fruit, sweets, kirsch and spices in the nose. The palate is rather sweet, but there’s balancing acidity and a hint of sweet tannins; also sweets, kirsch and herbs. Not overly complex, but drinking well. The second day this had gained in weight and complexity. I > Lees verder …