No. 2 pencil shavings and graphite take the lead in this Cabernet Sauvignon driven wine. Red and black currant, dried herb, crushed stone carries through a layer of complex and full bodied pal... 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
Colour: Great dark garnet-red.
Nose: The first nose is quite closed with a dominant of graphitic, leather, and then intense aromas of pepper, black fruits and scrubs.
Mouth: The attack is rich... 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
Minerally and pure. Dark purple fruit, deep saturating flavors. Firm yet feminine.
Wine Makers Notes
"Prominent earthy and gamy notes add depth and complexity to the rich vein of blackberry, d... Read More
"Moving to the Bordeaux styled releases and a blend of 70% Cabernet and 30% Syrah, the 2012 The Creator offers up a classic bouquet of cassis, lead pencil shavings and hints of herbs to go wit... Read More
The definitive MCK! A totally rockin' wine just likes its namesake: Detroit Rock City. Bold, big complex layers of five spice, cool ash and hung meat. Don't just take my word for it. Drink thi... Read More
94-97 points Jeb Dunnuck (Wine Advocate): A blend of Syrah co-fermented with 2-3% Viognier, aged all in puncheons, the 2014 Syrah The Beautiful (which now comes all from the Powerline vineyard... Read More
98 Points, Jeb Dunnuck, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate: “A candidate for the wine of the vintage, the 2013 Syrah Royal City is as expansive, sexy and voluptuous as they get in the vintage, hand... Read More
This revered Syrah, and for good reason, has it all. Cured olive, game, dried herbs, dark fruit all hung on velvet theater drapes. Just wow. There is only one Royal City in American wine!
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The Chapoutier family have been making wine in the Rhône Valley since 1808, but it is since 1990 when Michel Chapoutier came to the helm that the wines really began to speak of their origin. M... Read More