In the latest issue of Wine Spectator Domaine Fournier Sancerre “Les Belles Vignes” 2015 received a stunning 92 Points. “Very pure and chiseled, with gooseberry, straw and flint flavors tightly coiled, driven by a mouthwatering fleur de sel note through the long, bone-dry finish, which is built on minerality.” In other news from Fournier: Wine […]
Looking for a glass of Domaine du Vieux Lazaret Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc this weekend? Jean Georges is pouring BTG. Don’t want the full experience? Head next door to Nougatine.
After many years of steady progression, a successful audit for Chateau de Pizay just earned them the 3rd level of environmental certification of farms. Pizay is now recognized as “High Environmental Value level 3”. There are now 54 HVE certified hectares (and 5 other hectares certified organic since 1996), the Estate is positioning itself as a […]
In the June Issue of Food & Wine Magazine Ray Isle writes about his love of Rose, cause who doesn’t love Rose. Anyway, can you guess which wine he picked as one of his favorites this summer? That’s right Domaine Houchart St Victoire 2015. Better get some while it lasts!
Joshua Reynolds gives Domaine du Vieux Lazaret Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge 2012 90 Points “Deep ruby. Aromas of dark berries, cola and vanilla are lifted by a hint of peppery spices. Fleshy and open-knit, offering sweet blackberry and cherry flavors and a touch of mocha. Fine-grained tannins make a late appearance, adding shape and grip […]
When my father started this company in 1995 he had no idea it would grow to the level we are at today. As we celebrate 20 years importing fine French wine we now sell to 31 distributors in 29 states and represent 16 outstanding wineries. We could never have done it without our wineries, our distributor […]
Vintage Report 2015 – Provence – Domaine Houchart Provence was marked by a very long, hot and dry summer. The perfect sanitary condition of the vineyard allowed for an unusually late harvest, with perfect ripeness. Domaine Houchart was the last estate to harvest Grenache. They have beautiful Cinsault and great success for all varieties. These should be […]
Vintage Report 2015 – Gigondas and surrounding appellations – Chateau du Trignon In general the conditions in this region were similar to Chateauneuf du Pape. Here also the wines benefited from the August rains after an extremely hot and dry summer. The wines are concentrated, but well balanced. Mourvedre was very successful and the wines show […]
2015 Vintage Report – Chateauneuf du Pape & Ventoux Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge A long, dry and hot summer with some heat waves was followed by welcome rain at the end of August. This refilled the shrunken grapes and reduced the alcohol content raised by concentration of the juice. This enabled the grapes to reach […]
In the latest Eric Asimov Wine School, Chateau du Trignon Gigondas gets honorable mention from the esteemed writer.