2015 Domaine de Saint-Prefert Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve Auguste Favier

Proprietary Blend - 750ML
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WS 97 JD 95 JL 95 WA 94
WS 97

Wine Spectator, October 2017

Highly Recommended. Vibrant and captivating, with exuberant fruitcake, cinnamon and black tea aromas leading the way for a fleshy core of raspberry pâte de fruit, plum sauce and cassis, all allied to a lovely velvety...
JD 95

jebdunnuck.com, October 2017

The 2015 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Reserve Auguste Favier is a blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Cinsault and was partially destemmed and brought up mostly in concrete tanks (15% was in demi-muids). Its ruby color is followed by a...
JL 95

TheWineCellarInsider.com, August 2017

Supple textures, sweet, ripe, fresh, juicy, red fruits, silky tannins and when that's done, there is even more fruit in the elegant finish, and with that, well you get the picture of this stellar wine. Produced from a...
WA 94

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, November 2017

The 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve Auguste Favier is a blend of 85% Grenache with 15% Cinsault. It pushes the ripeness up a notch from the traditional cuvée toward blackberry, plum and chocolate but remains lively. It...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Proprietary Blend
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-region Southern Rhone
Appellation Chateauneuf du Pape
Vintage 2015
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork

The 2015 Domaine de Saint-Prefert Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve Auguste Favier is a remarkable red wine that embodies the essence of the Southern Rhone region in France. With its rich and vibrant flavors, this wine is a true masterpiece.

Crafted from a proprietary blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Cinsault, this wine pushes the boundaries of ripeness, delivering intense notes of blackberry, plum, and chocolate. However, it manages to maintain a lively character that keeps the palate engaged. The full-bodied nature of this wine is complemented by its supple and creamy texture, creating a truly luxurious drinking experience.

The bouquet of the 2015 Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve Auguste Favier is nothing short of extraordinary. Aromas of raspberries, mulberries, orange blossom, spice, and exotic flowers dance on the nose, enticing the senses with their complexity and nuance. On the palate, the wine reveals full-bodied flavors and a perfect balance of sweetness and acidity. The tannins are sweet and integrated, adding structure and depth to the wine. The finish is long and satisfying, leaving a lasting impression.

Renowned wine critic Robert Parker's Wine Advocate awarded this wine an impressive score of 94, praising its ripeness and supple texture. Jeb Dunnuck, another respected critic, awarded it an even higher score of 95, hailing its elegance, purity, and richness. Wine Spectator, in their glowing review, gave it a score of 97, describing it as vibrant and captivating with a velvety texture. Jeff Leve of TheWineCellarInsider.com awarded it a score of 95, highlighting its supple textures, fresh red fruits, and silky tannins.

With its impeccable pedigree and rave reviews, the 2015 Domaine de Saint-Prefert Chateauneuf du Pape Reserve Auguste Favier is a wine that demands attention. It is a true gem from the Southern Rhone that will delight wine enthusiasts and collectors alike. This wine is best enjoyed from 2020 through 2040, allowing its flavors to evolve and mature.