Possibly the finest cuvee of this wine I have ever tasted, the stunning, rich 2011 Ermitage Chante Alouette comes from three separate parcels on Hermitage Hill (Meal, Les Murets and Chante Alo... Read More
Northern Rhone. The highly sought-after appellation of Hermitage is named after the tiny chapel at its highest point. n Hermitage, Syrah achieves its noblest expression and La Sizeranne has be... Read More
"From granite soils, the appropriately named 2010 St.-Joseph Les Granits has an opaque purple color and gorgeous, dense notes of sweet black cherries with hints of crushed rock, graphite, pen ... Read More
“Outstanding, possesses copious notes of sweet black olives, black cherries, new saddle leather, herbs and spice box in its evolved, sexy, medium to full-bodied, lush personality. Loaded with ... Read More
"...It boasts a dense purple color along with a sweet nose of asphalt, licorice, forest floor, blackberries, cassis and bouquet garni, sensational concentration and sweet tannins. The structur... Read More
92 Points, Josh Raynolds, Vinous Media: "Vivid ruby. High-pitched red and dark berry aromas are complicated by licorice and candied violet. Lithe and precise in the mouth, offering gently swee... Read More
"Getting a big "Wow" in the notes, the 2012 Cote Rotie la Landonne offers additional richness, concentration and depth, with notes of lots of floral and violet notes intermixed with cassis, cr... Read More
Brilliant golden yellow color. Mineral, white fleshed fruits, dried apricot and slight musk scent. Well balanced, fruity and apple sauce. The acidity contributes to a pleasantly fresh taste. A... Read More
"30 - 50 years vine age. All wines are hand-harvested and sorted during harvest, maceration lasts 2 or 3 week. Fermentation takes place in cement tank. Wines are aged on average for 15 months ... Read More
94 Points, Jeb Dunnuch, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2011 Côte Rôtie Côte Blonde saw 100% stems and a small percentage of Viognier. While I liked it a tad more last year, it showed beau... Read More
"La Mordoree has a dense ruby/purple color along with notes of licorice, roasted herbs, forest floor graphite, black currants and sweet cherries. It is medium to full-bodied...93-95+" WA 12/11... Read More
"30 years vine age. All wines are hand-harvested and sorted during harvest, maceration lasts 2 or 3 week. Fermentation takes place in cement tank. Wines are aged on average for 15 months in ba... Read More
Colour: Brilliant and green gold.
Nose: Complex and subtle, aromas of quince, walnut, honey, ginger, acacia with a hint of linden-tree.
Mouth: Frank attack, without aggressiveness, final of al... Read More