It is nice to see the quality of this cuvée rebounding. This tank sample of the Chateauneuf du Pape les Cedres shows impressive levels of black cherries, which are joined by hints of espresso and black olive. It's full-bodied, creamy in texture and lush,
Neither glitzy nor flashy, but perfectly embodies the region s rural soul. A signature blend of 50% Merlot, with equal parts Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, even at its modest price point it possesses much of the dark-fruited complexity that m
Wintetasting notes: Intense red color. Nose with pepper and morello cherry notes. The mouth is distinct with an alliance of freshness and gluttony, and a rejuvenating finish with notes of red fruits and a touch of spice.
Blend of 45% Viognier, 40% Roussanne, and 15% Clairette grown in calcareous clay soils. Hand and mechanical harvest. 3 weeks fermented separately in tank, half the juice experiences brief oak contact and is blended just before bottling.
Bright and pale gold colored wine. Savoury nose of blossom, of exotic fruits and white fleshed fruits. The first impression in the mouth comes from the round and rich palate. Then the citrus brings some freshness which make a quite unique balance.
"Starting with the 2019 Châteauneuf Du Pape Blanc from this estate, it checks in as a blend of 20% each of Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Clairette, Picpoul, and Bourboulenc. Giving up a rock-solid bouquet of honeyed apples, citrus blossom, white flowers, and
Dry, almost chalky, but giving, with beautiful acidity pumping energy into the flavors of Bosc pear, shaved ginger, Meyer lemon and honeysuckle. Silky in texture, with a subtle bite that firms this up. While this could be enjoyed now, it is still rather t
Color is a white gold with green shades. The nose smells of fresh almonds and hawthorn, hint of citrus fruit. Palate has a lively minerality and is round with a pleasant fruity finish and notes of orange zest. Good balance between liveliness, roundness an
Intense aromas of minerals, chalk, bright cherries and stones. Full-bodied, tight and silky; very linear. Like a straight shot. Give it three to four years to soften. Vibrant is the word. -James Suckling
100% Sauvignon Blanc from 20 year old, sustainably farmed vines planted to clay and sand. Hand-harvested, fermented in temperature-regulated tanks with selected ambient yeasts. 650 cases produced in 2019.
Winemaker Notes: "Aromatically discrete, and depending on the vintage, the wine is often marked with honey, dried exotic fruits, herbal tea and sweet lemon. Although this wine is 100% Chenin Blanc, it bears the freshness of a young Sancerre, the soft rich
The combination of sandy-loam and limestone soils gives this wine tremendous lift and great structure without gifting it too much in body. Sand always seems to impart high and spirited aromas in wine. The aromatic and structured grapes, Grenache (55%) and
Their Beaujolais Villages is a real quaffer, despite being made in a serious manner. Hand-picked from 35 to 60 year old vines, it’s fermented with indigenous yeasts in cement then spends 6 months in stainless steel before being lightly filtered at bottli