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“2019 (Vigneau-Chevreau) Cuvée Silex is a …precise offering with laser-like, citrus-driven acidity.” – Vinous

Vigneau-Chevreau, Vouvray, Cuvée Silex 2019 92 points – Vinous “A taut, focused dry style that’s organically grown and hand-harvested. Hailing from


Just In 90 pts WE – La Font de Notre Dame Gigondas 2018

La Font de Notre Dame, Gigondas le Mas 2018 90 points – Wine Enthusiast “Peppercorns and wild-berry preserves introduce this easy-drinking, fruit-focused blend of


Burghound Reviews Henri Boillot’s 2019 Red Burgundies

HENRI BOILLOT 2019 Red Burgundies Allen Meadows’ Burghound Reviews “As the comments and ratings confirm, I was as usual impressed with the Boillot 2019s. Boill


93 pts “(Gaillard’s) 2018 Saint Joseph Blanc has that “it” factor'” – WA

Pierre Gaillard St. Joseph Blanc 2018 93 points – Wine Advocate “The orange-scented, truffled, honey-laden 2018 Saint Joseph Blanc has that “it”


“Beguiling floral notes in this fine Montagny.” – 91 pts. Decanter

Domaine Berthenet, Montagny, Tête de Cuvée 2018 – 91 points – Decanter “Berthenet’s Tête de Cuvée is a blend from all but one of the domaine


Philippe Leclerc’s “Classic Gevrey” is “Outstanding”- Burghound

Philippe Leclerc, Gevrey Chambertin, en Champs 2016 (89-91) “Outstanding” – Burghound “Here there is no reductive funk and instead a nose that


Last Call – Pierre et Jerome Coursodon St Josephs

Pierre et Jerome Coursodon, St. Joseph Silice 2011 90 points – Vinous “Opaque ruby. Dark berry preserves, licorice and cracked pepper on the highly perfumed no


Pago de los Aubelos Godello Awarded 90 points – WE

Pago de los Abuelos, Bierzo, Vinas Centenarias Godello 2018 90 points – Wine Enthusiast “Aromas of melon and apple lead to a plump, fleshy feel in this ric


Gaillard’s Crozes-Hermitage is “an ample, intensely fruity Syrah”- WE

Jeanne Gaillard, Crozes-Hermitage 2017 90 points – Wine Enthusiast “Initial notes of earth and smoke on the nose dissipate with time and aeration revealin


90 pts “Rich and generously proportioned (Chablis 1er Cru)”- Burghound

Domaine Testut Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons 2019 90 points – Burghound “(from 70+ year old vines in Beugnons) This is also quite aromatically pretty with its layered


Henri Boillot’s 2019 Red Burgundy Collected Reviews

HENRI BOILLOT 2019 Red Burgundies Decanter, Wine Advocate, & Vinous Ratings


Henri Boillot’s 2019 White Burgundy Collected Reviews

HENRI BOILLOT 2019 White Burgundies Decanter, Wine Advocate, & Vinous Ratings


NEW 92-point Old Vine Spanish Garnacha

Bodegas Proelio, Rioja, Garnacha Viñedos Viejos 2017 92 points – James Suckling “Very pretty, old-vine garnacha with dried strawberry, light vanilla and some flor


94 pts. “The much-awarded Dame Jeanne (2018)– is always a great buy”- Decanter

Bergerie du Capucin, Jeanne Dame 2018 “Pic Saint Loup Name to Know” 94 points – Decanter “The much-awarded Dame Jeanne – a zero-oak prestige cuv


“Maury (Sec), it’s big, rich and ripe”- WA

Domaine La Toupie, Maury Sec, Sur 1 Fil Rouge 2016 90 points – Wine Advocate “The 2016 Maury Sec Sur Un Fil is 80% Grenache, 12% Syrah and 8% Mourvèdre,


“A Top-Notch Fronsac (Bordeaux)”- WA

Château Villars Fronsac (Bordeaux) 2012 90 points – Wine Advocate “A gorgeous, deep ruby/purple color and sweet blueberry and blackberry fruit. Nice mine


NEW 92-point Bodegas Proelio Rioja

Bodegas Proelio Rioja Reserva 2016 –  92 points – James Suckling “Attractive, toasty-oak and red-plum and summer-berry aromas here with a very fresh, li


“Syrah-dominant blend (with) mouth-filling richness and supple tannins”- WA

Domaine La Toupie, Cotes du Roussillon Villages, Volte-Face 2018 90 points – Wine Advocate “A Syrah-dominant blend aged entirely in 400-liter barrels, the


Bergerie du Capucin 2017 Larmanela Awarded Decanter Gold

Bergerie du Capucin, Pic Saint Loup, Larmanela 2017 96 points Gold – Decanter World Wine Awards 2020 “Exquisite smoky black fruit, kirsch and sweet vanil


Another “Outstanding” Gigondas Bottling

La Font de Notre Dame, Gigondas le Mas 2018 (91-93) points – Wine Advocate “A blend of 80% Grenache and 10% each Mourvèdre and Syrah, the 2018 Gigondas is


NEW Bodegas Proelio Rioja – 91 JS

Bodegas Proelio Rioja Crianza 2016 91 points – James Suckling “Pomegranate, dark cherries, dragon fruit and candied orange peel are interspersed among vanilla


90 pts DWWA – Silver for Our Pic Saint Loup

Bergerie du Capucin, Pic Saint Loup, Dame Jeanne 2018- 90 points – Decanter Silver DWWA 2020 “Perfumed mulberry and rich spice with a core of mineral character


“Food-friendly pour will surely inspire a sense of plenty (this Thanksgiving)” – Boston Globe

Abadia da Cova, Ribeira Sacra, A Fuga White 2018- “Spark joy at Thanksgiving with these $20-and-under wines” – Ellen Bhang, Globe Correspondent R


2017 La Toupie QuaTuor “Full-bodied, creamy and rich”- WA

Domaine La Toupie Cotes du Roussillon Villages Quatuor 2017 92 points – Wine Advocate “The 2017 Quatuor is a blend of 36% Grenache, 35% Syrah, 19% Carigna


WE “Best Buy”- Cuatro Rayas Organic Verdejo

Cuatro Rayas, Rueda, Organic Verdejo 2019 “BEST BUY”- Wine Enthusiast “A slightly yeasty aroma melds with apple and citrus on the nose. The plump pal


“Rich, Powerful Palate of Velvet Fruit”- Mourchon Grande Reserve 2017

Domaine de Mourchon, Grande Réserve 2017 90 points – Decanter Silver DWWA 2020 “Elegant and restrained with hints of blackberry compote and damson jam notes,


91 points- “The 2016 Biston-Brillette Bon Vin!”- Vinous

Château Biston-Brillette, Moulis-en-Médoc 2016 91 points – Vinous “The 2016 Biston-Brillette has a lovely blackberry, cedar and tobacco-scented bouquet


Decanter 90 pointer for Domaine Girard Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine

Domaine Girard, Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine,Tradition 2019 90 points Silver Medal- DWWA 2020 “Attractive and expressive citrus nose with touches of thyme. Fresh and


“2018 Lirac is open and charming, with hugely attractive fruit”- WA

Domaine La Font de Notre Dame Lirac 2018 –  (89-92) points – Wine Advocate “Much like the 2017, the 2018 Lirac is open and charming, with hugely att


“A Good Value Pick Among the St-Josephs”- Decanter

Domaine Pierre Gaillard, St. Joseph (rouge) 2017 91 points – Decanter “This is made with fruit from the northernmost area: Chavanay and Malleval, on east-


Grabbed Gold and 95 Points- Pago de Los Abuelos Mencia

Pago de Los Abuelos, Viñas Centenarias Mencía 2018 95 points – Gold Medal – Decanter World Wine Awards 2020 “Spicy, peppery notes mingle with dark


Silver -DWWA 2020 for Domaine Tour Campanets Rosé

Domaine Tour Campanets Rosé 2019 90 points – Decanter World Wine Awards 2020 “Elegant with layers of orange blossom and red berry on the nose, orange citr


90 pts WE “Best Buy” from Chateau D’Aydie

Château d’Aydie, Madiran, Origine 2017 (in France’s Southwest) 90 points “Best Buy” – Wine Enthusiast “This structured wine with ripe


Eric Suremain’s “Striking Wine…Well Worth Seeking Out”- WA

Eric de Suremain Rully 1er Cru Pillot 2017 biodynamic white burgundy 93 points – Wine Advocate “Produced from vines planted in 1920 in an east/southeast-facing


94 pts – Couly-Dutheil Clos de l’Echo 2016

Domaine Couly-Dutheil Clos de l’Echo 2016 (from Chinon’s famous walled vineyard) 94 points – Decanter “Attractive and youthful, with a smoky dark f


Testut Chablis VV 2018 Takes SWA Gold Medal 2020

Domaine Testut Chablis Vieilles Vignes 2018 Receives Gold Medal – Sommelier Wine Awards 2020 “The perfect Chablis – creamy with a hint of lemon and


Berthenet A “Top 10 Montagny Name To Know”- Decanter

Domaine Berthenet, Montagny, Tête de Cuvée 2018- Makes Decanter’s Regional Profile: Montagny “At the same time, smaller domaines are gaining in importan


“The 2014 Monthélie 1er Cru Clou des Chênes has a fragrant floral bouquet” – WA

Eric de Suremain, Monthelie 1er Cru Clou de Chenes 2014 “The 2014 Monthélie 1er Cru Clou des Chênes has a fragrant floral bouquet, hints of iris and violet fil


“Delicious and GV” – Berthenet Tête de Cuvée 2018

Domaine Berthenet, Montagny, Tête de Cuvée 2018 –  16/20 – “Good Value” – JancisRobinson.com “(12 months on fine lees.) Lemon an


“The Deep Purple-Hued 2018 Crozes-Hermitage Is Outstanding”- JD

Domaine Gaillard, Crozes-Hermitage 2018 91 points – Jeb Dunnuck “The deep purple-hued 2018 Crozes-Hermitage is outstanding, a charming, fruit forward effor


Domaine Berthenet “Vibrant and Almost Racy” Montagny 1er Cru

Domaine Berthenet, Montagny, 1er Cru Les Bonneveaux 2016 – “Lean, evoking apple, citrus and clove flavors. Vibrant and almost racy, with a lingering finis


Jeanne Gaillard’s 2018 Syrah has a “fleshy, open-knit style, with good heft”

Gaillard, Collines Rhodaniennes Syrah 2018 – affordable Northern Rhone “Opaque ruby. Ripe dark fruit, licorice and a hint of smokiness on the nose and in