94 points Rhone Report: The 2009 Clos Saint Jean Chateauneuf-du-Pape Vieilles Vignes is a blend of 75% old vine Grenache, 15% Syrah, and the balance a mix of Cinsault, Mourvedre, and Vaccarese... Read More
"The Domaine des Terres Dorées is located in the Southern Beaujolais, just north of Lyons, in a beautiful area known as the “Region of the Golden Stones.” Jean-Paul Brun is the owner and winem... Read More
Jean Paul Brun is located in Charnay, a village in the Southern Beaujolais just north of Lyons, in a beautiful area known as the 'Region of Golden Stones'. Brun is the owner and winemaker at t... Read More
“The Brun 2008 Moulin-a-Vent (from two parcels, one toward Chenas, and one toward Fleurie) is vividly redolent of ripe purple plums tinged with the bitterness of their pits and with salt. Wet ... Read More
"After years in the cellar shadowing his father, Georges, Kevin “Ké Ké” Descombes released his first vintage at the tender age of 21. Those 2013s are tasting beautifully and now, at 23, he is ... Read More
This wine is made just like the Cerdon du Bugey, but only from Gamay grapes.
Many people find the name rather confusing... what the heck does FRV100 mean? Actually, it is a brilliant play on ... Read More
On 6-26-2010. Undecanted from a preservation machine. Had a creamy round and sweet fruit nose with hints of juniper or mint. In the mouth the balance favored sweet fruit and "meat pie" with a ... Read More