2019 Larkmead Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2019 Larkmead Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley Ruby, medium-thick legs. Black cherry, blackberry, cranberry, cigar, tar, licorice, vanilla, spices. Mildly tart, cherry cola, graphite. Medium-full, low acid, medium tannins. Light and restrained for a California Cabernet Sauvignon. Cabaud Benediction Estates was founded with the 2009 vintage by husband and wife, [...]
All-Time Great Value, Blue Chip Producer; 95pts Suckling
2019 Bouchard Pere & Fils Pouilly-Fuisse 2019 Bouchard Pere & Fils Pouilly-Fuisse This 2019 wine is delicious and vibrant. Its aromas and flavors of ripe apples and a suggestion of flowers should pair it beautifully with a frisky salad of roast chicken, arugula, and other garden vegetables accented with a drizzle of lemon vinaigrette. Bouchard [...]
2019 Bodegas Atalaya Almansa Alaya Tierra 2019 Bodegas Atalaya Almansa Alaya Tierra Garnacha Tintorera’s small, intensely colored berries lend to a deeply colored and layered richness. The wine is aged for 15 months in French oak with a small proportion aging in American oak. 100% Garnacha Tintorera; Sourced from 55 year-old estate vines of Garnacha [...]
2019 Rene Rostaing Les Lezardes Rouge 2019 Rene Rostaing Les Lezardes Rouge Fresh, fine, balanced and drinkable 2019 wine. Good grip and power on the finish. Remarkably bright acidity. Very strict, gently saline. From vineyards around Ampuis but just outside of AOC Côte-Rôtie. Some young vines, some old. Two thirds whole bunch. Syrah is a [...]
2019 Thierry Et Pascale Matrot Volnay Santenots 2019 Thierry Et Pascale Matrot Volnay Santenots Aromas of violets, ripe red fruit, leather, silky heavenly mouthfeel. Unbelievable finish with serious length. Explosions of flavor and an appearance of toasty oak on the finish. Complex layers of earth, fruit, and tannin well integrated. Drink all at once. Matrot [...]
Colour : Intense ruby. Nose : Complex with a delicate floral fragrance. Flavour : It’s a wine with a “grip” a soft tannin with structure.
The Stalker Pinot Noir is a unique wine. The fermentation style was developed by ROCO’s owner/winemaker
2019 Joseph Faiveley Chassagne-Montrachet 2019 Joseph Faiveley Chassagne-Montrachet A brilliant light yellow color. The nose of this 2019 wine has great finesse with mineral and light woody notes. This wine is bold, pure, concentrated and balanced on the palate with remarkable length.An elegant and classy white wine, which distinguishes itself by its long-lasting aromas and [...]
2019 Thierry Et Pascale Matrot Maranges Vieilles Vignes 2019 Thierry Et Pascale Matrot Maranges Vieilles Vignes A robust 2019 wine full of character, with rich fruity aromas. A concentration of red fruit and peppery notes. The most southern appellation of the Côte de Beaune. The vines are planted on steep marly limestone slopes facing southeast. [...]
2019 Feuillat-Juillot Montagny Cuvee Les Grappes D’or 2019 Feuillat-Juillot Montagny Cuvee Les Grappes D’or In the glass, this 2019 wine is golden yellow oily On the nose buttery Grass cellar Wild flowers creamy almond flowers On the palate minerals balanced rounded acidity honey silky Long aftertaste Lime Perfect to turbot in burnt butter and dill. [...]
2019 William Fevre Chablis Vaudesir 2019 William Fevre Chablis Vaudesir Fresh, refined aromas of flowers and fruit. On the palate, this 2019 wine is distinguished by particular subtlety: a delicious blend of softness and liveliness. Round and airy, it is very charming from its first youth. William Fevre Domaine William Fèvre works passionately to express [...]
2019 Bouchard Pere & Fils Beaune Clos Saint Landry 2019 Bouchard Pere & Fils Beaune Clos Saint Landry Suave aromas of fruit and flowers harmoniously blended with just the right touch of oak. This is a rich wine with expressive aromas and extraordinary smoothness. Good aging potential. It is on the site of this remarkable [...]
2019 Chateau Fuisse Julienas Domaine De La Conseillere 2019 Chateau Fuisse Julienas Domaine De La Conseillere It fills the mouth with flavour and has very fine fruit on the palate with good intensity and finishes with a long aftertaste with a fine tannic structure. First class Beaujolais. This traditional Beaujolais has the tell tale hallmark [...]
2019 Bouchard Pere & Fils Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Caill 2019 Bouchard Pere & Fils Nuits-Saint-Georges Les Caill Intense notes of black fruit blended with oaky touches and delicately spiced. Full and fleshy on the palate, the structure of this 2019 wine is based on elegant tannins. Very good ageing potential. Bouchard Pere & Fils Founded in [...]
2019 Bouchard Pere & Fils Pommard Rugiens 2019 Bouchard Pere & Fils Pommard Rugiens A beautiful 2019 Burgundy that’s weighty in the mouth, deliciously mineral and impressively focused, this ’09 has the kind of structure that may make you overlook its ripe cherries and sun-warmed strawberries laid atop a foundation of smoked meat and toasty [...]
Deep crimson. Ripe dark berries turning to spices. Smooth and persistent with aromatic fullness.
2019 Duckhorn Merlot Napa Valley 2018 Duckhorn Merlot Napa Valley A classic expression of Napa Valley Merlot, this 2019 wine offers alluring aromas of lush cherry, raspberry, cocoa and freshly baked pie crust. The cherry and raspberry notes are echoed on the silky palate, where fine-grained tannins and flavors of ripe plum, blueberry, licorice and [...]
2019 Louis Latour Corton Charlemagne 2019 Louis Latour Corton Charlemagne The 2019 Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru is also quite promising, exhibiting aromas of pear, buttered citrus fruit, honeycomb, toasted almonds and white flowers. Full-bodied, satiny and rich, with a fleshy core of fruit and good underlying freshness, I hope it can repeat this fine performance from [...]
2019 E. Guigal St. Joseph Blanc Lieu-Dit St. Joseph 2019 E. Guigal St. Joseph Blanc Lieu-Dit St. Joseph An exuberantly oaky nose and rich on the palate, plenty of oak spice, cashew and touch of peach skin with a lovely dry extract and saltiness on the long finish. A rich vintage, and a delicious one. [...]
2019 Goldeneye Pinot Noir 2019 Goldeneye Pinot Noir Capturing the rustic elegance of the Anderson Valley, this wine begins with lively aromas of fresh-picked wild strawberry, dusty earth and sweet tobacco leaf. The dynamic strawberry aromas are echoed on the palate, where they are supported by supple tannins and a bright underlying acidity that adds [...]
2019 Chateau Fuisse Pouilly-Fuisse Tete De Cru 2019 Chateau Fuisse Pouilly-Fuisse Tete De Cru An excellent example of the true potential of the wines of Pouilly-Fuisse and a great introduction to the wines of Chateau Fuisse. The wine is rich and robust in the mouth, but retains it’s lean acidity and freshness throughout. Decanter (97/100) [...]
2019 Louis Jadot Beaune Greves Domaine Gagey 2019 Louis Jadot Beaune Greves Domaine Gagey This exotic, unusual white wine is rich and spicy, with broad fruit flavors and notes of almonds, earth and toasted oak. It will develop for at least seven years in the bottle. Maison Louis Jadot Maison Louis Jadot’s story can’t be reduced [...]
Colour : Intense ruby. Nose : Intense complex very feminine richly floral. Flavour : Ample velvety and of creamy persistence.
2019 Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon Quarry Vineyard 2019 Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Sauvignon Quarry Vineyard This 2019 wine delivers a lovely beam of cassis and cherry purée flavors laced with subtle juniper, sassafras and earth notes. Nicely focused, cedar-tinged finish has a streamlined feel. Drink now through 2027. From the spicy dried sage, raspberry [...]
2019 Domaine Louis Jadot Bonnes Mares 2019 Domaine Louis Jadot Bonnes Mares Deep and elegantly muscular, the 2019 Bonnes-Mares Grand Cru (Domaine Louis Jadot) is a layered, fleshy but tightly wound wine evocative or orange rind, rose petals, sweet berry fruit and raw cocoa. Full-bodied and concentrated, with a long, mineral finish, it will reward [...]
From cool American Canyon and Carneros vineyards in the southern tip of Napa Valley this classically styled wine that doesn’t undergo malolactic fermentation preserving its natural acidity. Fermented and aged 10 months in French oak.
2019 Chateau Fuisse Saint-Veran 2019 Chateau Fuisse Saint-Veran Firm structure and abundant fruit flavors as a result of the calcerous clay soil. This flattering wine has a notes of citrus and a hint of peaches. The VINCENT family—owner of Château Fuissé for five generations since 1862—assures the continuity of the domaine. Thanks to the transmission [...]
2019 Chateau Hosanna Pomerol 2019 Chateau Hosanna Pomerol On the nose, notes of chocolate, floral, black raspberry, cherry, oak and plum are present. Deep ruby color. Soft and velvety with supple tannins and a fairly long finish. A medium to full-bodied appeal, this is silky smooth, seductive, and complex. Jean Pierre Moueix Château HOSANNA deftly [...]