Domaine de Marcoux

Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red Rhône Blend

9.036 ratings
9.17 pro ratings
Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Southern Rhône, Rhône, France
Red Rhone Blend
Top Notes For
Connor McMahon

Shocker of the night. Complex, dense, aromatic. Great wine for an underwhelming vintage

Shocker of the night. Complex, dense, aromatic. Great wine for an underwhelming vintage

Jul 15th, 2018
Christine Havens

The profile of the 2011 Marcoux Châteauneuf-du-Pape screams Grenache, and so it was gratifying to read that the blend is indeed 80% Grenache, 10% Mourvedre, 7% Syrah and 3% Cincault, and the vines are old, averaging 50 years or more. The result is a wine with pronounced red fruit aromas, macerated strawberries and black cherries accentuated by spice, violets and earth. The palate is quite similar to the nose, it's medium-bodied and supple, with lots of mineral verve and a spicy hit of
white pepper on the finish.

The profile of the 2011 Marcoux Châteauneuf-du-Pape screams Grenache, and so it was gratifying to read that the blend is indeed 80% Grenache, 10% Mourvedre, 7% Syrah and 3% Cincault, and the vines are old, averaging 50 years or more. The result is a wine with pronounced red fruit aromas, macerated strawberries and black cherries accentuated by spice, violets and earth. The palate is quite similar to the nose, it's medium-bodied and supple, with lots of mineral verve and a spicy hit of
white pepper on the finish.

1 person found it helpfulJun 11th, 2016
Jacinta Chong

Jacinta had this 5 years ago

Jacinta had this 5 years ago

1 person found it helpfulNov 1st, 2015
G
8.4

A little weak on the finish. Like a baseball swing that ends on impact.

A little weak on the finish. Like a baseball swing that ends on impact.

1 person found it helpfulOct 17th, 2014
Kyle Volluz

This is a complex tasting wine that is rather hard for me to get my arms around. I suspect needs a few more years.

This is a complex tasting wine that is rather hard for me to get my arms around. I suspect needs a few more years.

1 person found it helpfulAug 28th, 2014
J Mc
8.5

J had this 6 years ago

J had this 6 years ago

1 person found it helpfulJun 5th, 2014
Tucker Knight

Tucker had this 7 years ago

Tucker had this 7 years ago

1 person found it helpfulMar 4th, 2014
Jean Z. Poh

Jean Z. had this 7 years ago

Jean Z. had this 7 years ago

1 person found it helpfulJan 31st, 2014
Matt Lasater

Elegant and lofty CNDP. Great example of the finesse that these wines can have despite their brooding personalities. The Grenache shines through, loads of cooked red fruit, garrigue, and cool herbal hints. Love the sense of earth with its stoney/smokey character. Sexy and upfront fruit then moves over to a finish laden with provencal herbs, lavender, and herbal spice. Structurally a full and present wine with balanced tannin and relatively fresh acidity. Day 2: much more flesh and savory. Deeply fruited with dark licorice, coffee, herbs. Crazy how heavy this got with a day to wake up.

Elegant and lofty CNDP. Great example of the finesse that these wines can have despite their brooding personalities. The Grenache shines through, loads of cooked red fruit, garrigue, and cool herbal hints. Love the sense of earth with its stoney/smokey character. Sexy and upfront fruit then moves over to a finish laden with provencal herbs, lavender, and herbal spice. Structurally a full and present wine with balanced tannin and relatively fresh acidity. Day 2: much more flesh and savory. Deeply fruited with dark licorice, coffee, herbs. Crazy how heavy this got with a day to wake up.

Apr 21st, 2017
Sam Coturri

Winery Sixteen 600, Enterprise Vineyards and the Moon Mountain District

9.5

Uber young but still delicious. Spicy, juicy layered, everything good #chateauneufdupape is with a little extra pop to make it special. Drink now or wait, you won't be sorry. #bastilleday

Uber young but still delicious. Spicy, juicy layered, everything good #chateauneufdupape is with a little extra pop to make it special. Drink now or wait, you won't be sorry. #bastilleday

Jul 15th, 2015