Rivesaltes, Domaine de Sobilane 1961

RegionVin Doux Naturel

See all vintages of this wine

See all wines by Domaine de Sobilane

Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Cs Bts GBP
Per Score Help
Vin Doux Naturel1961Rivesaltes, Domaine de SobilaneBT411720.00cs90 NMAdd to Basket
All prices exclude UK duty & VAT and all wines are offered subject to remaining unsold. E&OE.

Tasting Notes

Slightly deeper in colour than the 1962, the 1961 Rivesaltes has a drier, nuttier, slightly more Amontillado-inspired bouquet. The palate is viscous on the entry, notes of dried honey, white pepper, marmalade and quince, although for me the 1962 has more complexity and length on the finish. Still, this is very fine. Tasted with Philippe Gayral. 2018 - 2026

Score: 90Neal Martin, vinous.com, October 2018

Demerara, granite and tar on the palate. Milk chocolate, freshly ground spices. Leathery and profound and rich. Sweet coffee scent on the finish.

Score: 18Richard Hemming MW, JancisRobinson.com, September 2018

Please note that these tasting notes/scores are not intended to be exhaustive and in some cases they may not be the most recently published figures. However, we always do our best to add latest scores and reviews when these come to our attention. We advise customers who wish to purchase wines based simply on critical reviews to carry out further research into the latest reports.