Robe: Deep crimson robe with purple tints.
Nose: Quite intense and delicate A very floral bouquet (rose, iris, violet) with spicy notes (nutmeg).
Palate: This noble Fleurie terroir, along with... Read More
93 points John Gilman (View From the Cellar): ...this may very well be the best value in French red wine out there in the marketplace!... stunning and quite sappy nose of red and black cherrie... Read More
"The estate of Domaine de la Grand Cour dates back to 1969 when it was purchased by Jean Dutraive, making it one of the oldest in the village of Fleurie. Jean Dutraive was joined by his son an... Read More
"Located directly across the dirt road from the winery, Chapelle des Bois is 1.8 hectares of vines ranging from 20-70 years of age. With a deeper topsoil than its south/southeast-facing neighb... Read More
94+ points John Gilman (View From the Cellar): The 2015 Poncié from Pierre-Marie Chermette's Domaine du Vissoux is a superb follow-up to the brilliant 2014 bottling of this wine. The bouquet i... Read More
Robe - Shiny crimson with deep purple tints.
Nose - Delicate and floral, fully blown rose, peony, violet
Palate - The silky Poncié tannins give suppleness, delicacy and elegance. Really flavou... Read More
Not yet reviewed; 2014 vintage rated 90 points by John Gilman (View From the Cellar): I have consistently loved Pierre Chermette's straight Beaujolais bottling, so I was dismayed to see it sea... Read More
Not yet reviewed; 2012 vintage rated 89 points by John Gilman (View From the Cellar): ...a very pretty wine... one of the more soil-driven examples of Fleurie. The bouquet... is quite attracti... Read More
"A true clos (walled vineyard) and eight hectare monopole of Dutraivefamily. Vine age ranges from 30-70 years old. Fruitier than its old vine counterpart, this flagship Fleurie defines Dutriav... Read More