Château Simone

Palette Red Rhone Blend

9.2112 ratings
9.129 pro ratings
Palette, Provence, France
Grenache, Mourvedre, Cinsault, Syrah, Carignan, Muscat
Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy, Fruit Desserts, Cake & Cream, Shellfish, Cheddar & Gruyere, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Chocolate & Caramel, Herbs, Soft Cheese, Salami & Prosciutto, Turkey, Pasta, Mushrooms, Veal, Tomato-Based, Chicken, Exotic Spices, Potato, White Rice, Duck, Nuts & Seeds, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Asian Cuisine, Salads & Greens, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, Quinoa, Beef, Hard Cheese, Pork, Pungent Cheese, Venison
Top Notes For
Freddy Foot

Sommelier Restaurant Gary Danko

8.9

Meat, preserved cherries, baked red earth. Drinking nicely but a with a firm edge.

Meat, preserved cherries, baked red earth. Drinking nicely but a with a firm edge.

Nov 20th, 2017
Robert Cunningham

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

9.1

Lovely

Lovely

Sep 18th, 2017
David Devan

I'm giving it a 10 but I can't remember my take on this... too many that night

I'm giving it a 10 but I can't remember my take on this... too many that night

Jul 4th, 2017
Michael Centanni

Yes!!! Silky tannins, balanced beautiful !

Yes!!! Silky tannins, balanced beautiful !

Jun 19th, 2016
Adam Plotkin

Good spicy component to this wine.

Good spicy component to this wine.

Aug 4th, 2015
Dan O'Brien

Owner/Winemaker Gail Wines

9.3

06. Bitchin.

06. Bitchin.

Jul 12th, 2015
Ezra Chomak

Yum yum yum! What complexity and depth. Can't wait to see what happens to it in 5-10 years.

Yum yum yum! What complexity and depth. Can't wait to see what happens to it in 5-10 years.

Jun 9th, 2015
Rafael Landestoy

I thought this Rose was absolutely terrible. Didn't enjoy it in the least bit.

I thought this Rose was absolutely terrible. Didn't enjoy it in the least bit.

Jun 5th, 2015
Scott T

VP/Senior Wine Specialist Christie's

9.0

v2008. Served blind. Guessed left field...Santa Barbara :-/ what do I know...ha! #drinkbetterwine

v2008. Served blind. Guessed left field...Santa Barbara :-/ what do I know...ha! #drinkbetterwine

Jan 23rd, 2015
Lily Davis

French Wine Specialist at Ottorink Weinbar

9.0

Thanks Ben - magnum

Thanks Ben - magnum

Oct 8th, 2014