Rivesaltes, Domaine de Sobilane 1948
The 1948 Rivesaltes has a wonderful bouquet dominated by quince and marmalade, the juniper berries noticed before, all beautifully defined, almost glistening in the glass. The palate is crisp and balanced: mandarin, marmalade and barley sugar to the fore, with a persistent finish that feels a tad sweeter than other vintages. What a lovely Rivesaltes! This comes highly recommended. Tasted with Philippe Gayral. 2018 - 2035.
|Score: 94||Neal Martin, vinous.com, October 2018|
Pale yellow gold. Just slightly sticky. Lots of sweetness and a hint of melted Spangle. Too sweet for me.
|Score: 16||Jancis Robinson MW, JancisRobinson.com, August 2017|
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