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“The 2016 Fleur Cardinale is a sumptuous wine”- AG

ChâteauFleur Cardinale, St-Émilion, Grand Cru Classé 2016 – 95 points – Jeb Dunnuck “A blend of 74% Merlot, 18% Cabernet Franc, and the balance Cabernet


“From one of the top terroirs in Fronsac…This deep purple-colored effort got a big “Wow” in my notes”- JD

Château La Vieille Cure, Fronsac 2016 – 93 points- Decanter “Last year this was one of the wines of the vintage for me. It is a little more finely grained in


“The 2016 Léoville-Barton is fabulous. A wine of breadth and power”- AG, Vinous

Château Léoville Barton, St Julien 2016 97 points – James Suckling “Terrific intensity of dark berries, almost peppery blackcurrants and violets with attract


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J. Laurens Blanquette de Limoux Receives High Decanter Rating

Domaine J Laurens, Le Moulin Brut NV Blanquette de Limoux 90 points – Decanter’s Global Blanc de Blanc Panel Tasting “Bruised red apple notes underly


“The 2016 Pontet-Canet is absolutely breathtaking”- Vinous

Château Pontet-Canet, Pauillac 2016 – 100 points – Wine Enthusiast “A voluptuous wine, this is rich and fruity yet properly balanced by a magnificen


90 point Lalande de Pomerol- Domaine du Grand Ormeau 2016

Domaine du Grand Ormeau, Lalande de Pomerol 2016 – Silver – Decanter World Wine Awards 2019, 90 points: “Poised and savoury, with a lovely pace thro


“2016 Château Labégorce is a head-turner of a Margaux”- JD

Château Labégorce, Margaux 2016 94-95 points – James Suckling “This may be the best Labégorce ever. Full-bodied and dense yet vivid and energetic. Greatness


Domaine de Mourchon Tradition Lands Decanter WWA

Domaine de Mourchon, CdRV-Seguret Tradition 2016 Bronze Medal -Decanter World Wine Award 2019 “Red cherry, red plum, blackcurrant, herbal and black pepper nose


90 points- “full of dark flavors with spice”-WE for Chateau Biston-Brillette

Château Biston-Brillette, Moulis-en-Médoc, 2016 90 points – Wine Enthusiast “This is a smoky, ripe wine with young new-wood flavors that will calm down.


“Editors Choice” for J. Laurens No. 7

Domaine J. Laurens, Crémant de Limoux,  La Rosé No. 7 Brut NV – “Editor’s Choice” – WE 91 points “Editor’s Choice”


“Easy to drink, accessible and very pleasant”-WA Cara Nord Red

Cara Nord, Conca de Barbera Red 2015 – from the north face of the Sierra des Prades Moutains in Spain. 90 points – Wine Advocate “This 2015 Cara No


Mourchon’s White CDR is “Fresh”- WS

Domaine de Mourchon, Côtes du Rhône Blanc, La Source 2017 – “Fresh, with a racy blanched almond edge around the mix of white peach, green fig and honeys


Domaine Tour Campanets Rose 2018 Receives Bronze

Domaine Tour Campanets, Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence, Rose 2018- Bronze Decanter World Wine Awards 2019 “Honeyed berries, oatmeal and juicy berries supply de


CHFW Introduces Spanish Portfolio

Cynthia Hurley French Wines Partners with Ignacio (Nacho) Alvarez to Launch Spanish Portfolio


Decanter Best In Show – Bergerie du Capucin

Bergerie du Capucin, Pic Saint Loup, Larmanela 2016 – Among Decanter’s 50 Top Wines in the World Best in Show Decanter World Wine Awards 2019 97 points &#


“The 2016 Chablis Premier Cru Montee de Tonnerre is outstanding.”- JD

Domaine Testut, Chablis, 1er Cru Montée de Tonnerre 2016- 91 pts. – Jeb Dunnuck: “The 2016 Chablis Premier Cru Montee de Tonnerre is outstanding. From a


“Pure Fruit…Bursting…Soft Texture” – Couly-Dutheil Cabernet Franc

Couly-Dutheil La Coulée Automnale 2016 – Cabernet Franc from Chinon “Pure fruit gives this wine a fresh character. It is warm, lightly tannic, bursting w


Berthenet Tete de Cuvee “a terrific value for the quality”- WS

Domaine Berthenet, Tête de Cuvée 2016 – 90 pts. “Editor Pick of Great Giftable Wines”-Wine Spectator “A bright, juicy version, this offers p


“This crisp (white Bordeaux) wine offers tangy acidity and a bright texture.”- WE

Château Simon Graves Blanc 2017 – “This crisp wine offers tangy acidity and a bright texture. Its fruitiness is still developing, highlighting the apple


Cynthia Hurley French Wines Adds Pouilly-Fumé to Book with Domaine Tinel-Blondelet

Cynthia Hurley French Wines Adds Pouilly-Fumé to Book with Domaine Tinel-Blondelet


“2014 (Gaillard) Cornas has a classic, old-school feel”- Jeb Dunnuck

Pierre Gaillard Cornas 2014 (sourced from 1 ha parcel of 70+ year-old vines) – “The 2014s were all tasted out of bottle. One of my favorite wines from Gail


Burghound “Very Impressed”- Henri Boillot 2017 Red Burgundies

HENRI BOILLOT 2017 Red Burgundies Burghound Ratings and Reviews  


92 points Couly-Dutheil, Clos de Echo 2015

Couly-Dutheil, Chinon, Clos de l’Echo 2015 – “This producer’s top single-vineyard wine is richly structured and full of ripe berry fruits. A strong


“Broad, fleshy and sweet”- 2016 Beaujolais Cru Regnie

Domaine Lagneau, Beaujolais Cru Régnié, Vieilles Vignes 2016 –  91 pts. – Vinous “Bright ruby. Ripe black and blue fruits, cocoa powder and a hin


“This wine is a very fine expression of Cabernet Franc”- WE on Couly Dutheil

Couly-Dutheil, Chinon, Baronnie Madeleine 2015 – Decanter 90 pts now Wine Enthusiast 91 pts “Produced only in top vintages and after a blind tasting, thi


Domaine le Clos des Lumieres CDR Tasting on Faith Middleton Food Schmooze

Faith Middleton sits down with Alex Province on her show Food Schmooze to taste Domaine le Clos des Lumieres Cotes de Rhone Rouge that’s “so delicious̶


92 “Sweet Spot Outstanding” – Burghound – Domaine Testut Chablis 1er Cru Forets 2017

Domaine Testut, Chablis 1er Cru Forets 2017 – 92 pts. “Sweet Spot Outstanding”- Burghound “Like the old vines cuvée, the sulfur addition befo


Cynthia Hurley French Wines Expands Portfolio with Domaine Girard

Cynthia Hurley French Wines Expands Portfolio with Domaine Girard


Ninot’s Chaponniere 2016- “simple but charming black cherry”

Domaine Ninot, Rully, Chaponniere 2016 – from female winemaker Erell Ninot 90 pts. – Wine Enthusiast “Still young, this wine is rich, although it ha


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90-92 pts JD- Gaillard Cote Rôtie 2016

2016 Pierre Gaillard Côte Rôtie 90-92 pts. – Jeb Dunnuck “The 2016 Côte Rôtie is another potentially outstanding barrel sample. Spice, flowers, bacon fat,


“Persuasive…Well-Made Effort”- Burghound -Testut Chablis 1er Cru Vaillons 2017

90 pts. – Burghound “(from 70+ year old vines in Beugnons that yielded only 25 hl/ha in 2017) An overtly floral nose displays enough Chablis typicity to be


Cynthia Hurley French Wines Introduces Corsican Wines to Portfolio with Clos San Quilico

Cynthia Hurley French Wines Introduces Corsican Wines to Portfolio with Clos San Quilico


“Simply Exceptional” 2017 Henri Boillot White Burgundies

HENRI BOILLOT 2017 White Burgundies Wine Advocate and Vinous ratings


Kubler Riesling 2015 “The finish is long and slightly honeyed”- Vinous

91 pts – Vinous “Vivid straw-green. Hints of diesel fuel, dried figs, peach and green apple. Then floral and fruity; a strong dusting of minerals and fresh


Henri Boillot 2017 Red Burgundies “Display Uncommon Depth and Intensity”

HENRI BOILLOT 2017 Red Burgundies Wine Advocate and Vinous ratings


“Rock-solid and should age nicely. Grenache”- WS

Domaine de Mourchon, CdRV-Seguret Family G 2015 95% Grenache, 5% Syrah Wine Spectator Score: 92 “Delightfully ripe, with a big ball of cassis, plum sauce and st


2015 Pierre Gaillard St Joseph Blanc “Smooth and open-knit”- Vinous

90 pts. – Vinous “Brilliant yellow. Ripe orange, peach and pear nectar on the nose, backed by honey and fennel notes. Smooth and open-knit, showing real de


2010 Ch Branaire-Ducru “Wow”- Decanter

Château Branaire-Ducru, St Julien 2010 – newly reviewed by Decanter 94 pts. – Decanter “Wow, this is still knitted in, hunkered down, you feel the


“It’s a beautiful Southern Rhone”- JD- Mourchon Tradition 2016

Domaine de Mourchon, CdRV-Seguret Tradition 2016 – another 90 pointer 91 pts.- Jeb Dunnuck “The 2016 Côtes du Rhône Villages Séguret Tradition is a st


“Another terrific value for the true wine lovers and drinkers out there”- JD

Pierre et Jerome Coursodon St. Joseph, Silice Rouge 2016 92 pts. – Wine Spectator “Subtle, featuring crushed cherry and plum fruit that has a restrained f