90 pts Decanter – Couly-Dutheil Baronnie Madeleine 2015

90 pts. “Highly Recommend”- Decanter Loire Panel Tasting “Sandalwood and broad herbal fruit on the nose. The palate is restrained, savoury, dry and s

90 points “Editors’ Choice” – Wine Enthusiast Domaine J. Laurens Les Graimenous Brut 2015

60% Chardonnay, 30% Chenin Blanc, 5% Pinot Noir, 5% Mauzac Crémant de Limoux, Languedoc-Roussillon, France (White-Sparkling)

91 points “Editors’ Choice” – Wine Enthusiast Domaine J. Laurens La Rose No.7 Brut NV

90% Mauzac Blanc, 10% Chardonnay Blaquette de Limoux, Languedoc-Roussillon, France (White-Sparkling) Full reviews and scores will appear in print in the February issue

90-93 Jeb Dunnack- Domaine La Font de Notre Dame Gigondas 2016 90-93 pts – Jeb Dunnuck

“Not yet named, the 2016 Gigondas NAME TBD (Le Mas) is the same blend as the classic cuvée (80% Grenache and 10% each of Syrah and Mourvèdre), yet has more fru

More High Scores for 2016 Châteauneuf du Papes 2016 Domaine de Pignan, Châteauneuf du Pape Tradition Rouge 88-90 pts. – Jeb Dunnuck

“The 2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape will be a step up over the 2015 and offers plenty of ripe blackberries, black cherry, underbrush and floral aromatics. Possessing

2016 Domaine de Pignan, CNdP, Coralie et Floriane 91-93 pts – Jeb Dunnuck

“Easily my favorite in the lineup, the 2016 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Coralie Et Floriane gives up terrific notes of ripe blackberries, black cherries, licorice and s

A great conversation with Robert Hurley in Merrimack Valley Magazine.

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