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“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


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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