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Ripe and mouthfilling in feel, with a core of juicy raspberry pâte de fruit and plum cake flavors kept lively by anise and violet notes. Delivers energetic, brambly structure through the finish. Drinking range: 2017 - 2024 Rating: 92 James Molesworth, The Wine Spectator (Jul 2016)
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Deep ruby. Intense blackberry and cherry liqueur aromas are complemented by suave floral and smoky Indian spice flourishes. Full, velvety and plush, offering appealingly sweet, deeply concentrated black raspberry and blueberry flavors and a touch of cola. An extroverted, polished wine that deftly marries power and finesse, finishing with impressive persistence, lingering smokiness and round, even tannins. Rating: 91-93 Josh Raynolds, www.vinousmedia.com(Apr 2016)
Starting with the 2014 vintage, they introduced a third wine to their portfolio of Chateauneuf du Pape wines, La Belle Voyageuse. La Belle Voyageuse made its debut with the 2014 vintage. La Belle Voyageuse is essentially the second wine of Mordoree Reine des Bois, so you should expect a jump in quality for the Reine des Bois. La Belle Voyageuse however has more Grenache in the wine at close to 90%, with the remainder of the blend coming from Mourvedre, Syrah, Counoise and Vaccarese. 85% of the wine is aged in stainless steel vats and the remaining 15% of the wine is aged in French oak barrels. The wine is intended for early drinking pleasure. Jeff Leve, The Wine Cellar Insider(Dec 2015)
Domaine de la Mordorée
Started in 1986 by the Delorme family, Domaine de la Mordorée has become one of the top estates in the Rhône, with arguably the most consistent quality. The word 'Mordorée', literally 'bronze' or 'golden-brown' is one of the many poetic names for a woodcock, the symbol of the domaine. Other such names include the cuvée names - 'La Belle Voyageuse' (the beautiful traveller), and 'La Dame Rousse' (the russet lady). Founding winemaker Christophe Delorme's objective was to be unintrusive and maintain total respect for his terroir and the fruit it produces, striving to achieve a perfect balance between concentration, terroir and balance.
The domaine consists of 55 Hectares, on 38 different parcels, providing a rich, wide range of soils and micro-climates. The whole domaine has been certified organic since 2007.
Following Christophe's untimely death in 2015, his wife and daughter, Madeleine and Ambre, have taken on the running of the domaine, ably assisted by Rémy Chauvet, who was the cellarmaster under Christophe. As Jeb Dunnuck has put it in the Wine Advocate, 'the estate is obviously still in incredibly capable hands'.
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