93-95 Points, Josh Raynolds, Vinous: "(40 percent whole clusters; raised in foudres and demi-muids) Lurid violet. Heady aromas of candied red fruits, spicecake and minerals take on suave flora... Read More
90-92 Points, Jeb Dunnuck, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2015s all show more elegant profiles than in the past, at the expense of some texture and richness.
Coming from the same terroir... Read More
"Looking pretty close to the 2009 and 2010 in terms of quality, the 2012 Chateauneuf du Pape has slightly less Grenache than prior vintages, with 15% Mourvedre, 8% Syrah and the rest Grenache.... Read More
90-92 Points, Jeb Dunnuck, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The 2015 Châteauneuf du Pape sports a medium ruby color as well as perfumed notes of strawberries, currants, dried herbs and dried fl... Read More
This 100% Grenache vintage, located on the cold and late soil named Chapoin has been able to reach an optimum maturity thanks to ideal september climate conditions. The elevage showed flavors ... Read More
96 points Wine Spectator: This gushes with boysenberry reduction, linzer torte and loganberry flavors allied to a rich, creamy mouthfeel. But there's also plenty of grip, with underlying notes... Read More
"Frederic Dorthe runs his family's 20ha of vineyards located on the right bank of the Rhone river in the picturesque town of Saint-Marcel d'Ardeche. Due to long standing contracts to sell most... Read More