Unfortunately, the 2003 Chateauneuf du Pape le Secret du Sabon had subtle TCA, yet the wine showed serious depth and richness on the palate. It would easily have been a mid- to high-90-point wine without the TCA.
Family-owned estate in Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Roger Sabon produces red varieties which include Syrah, Mourvèdre, and Grenache. The estate is known for producing outstanding wines for an inexpensive price tag. Sabon produces 4 red Châteauneuf-du-Pape wines and 1 Châteauneuf-du-Pape white wine. Vintages to look out for: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 2001, 2000, 1998 and 1990.
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