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Daterra Viticultores

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September 7, 2018
Domaine des AngesRaspberry, raspberry leaf and a touch of cherry, some savoury elements among the fruit. Light- to medium-bodied, lively, with good [...]September 7, 2018
Domaine des Carabiniers

Grenache, Cinsault, Clairette, Syrah. Fairly deep pink but far from dark. Aromatics range across redcurrant …

June 17, 2018
Domaine Georges VernayDense purple. Lifted, fresh, spicy aromas, blackberry fruits shot through with violet. Light- to medium-bodied, deliciously concentrated fruits but very [...]September 7, 2018
Domaine SolenceRed apple, gently floral, with a touch of cookie dough. Medium-bodied, acidity is balanced, nicely judged. Generous in body but [...]September 7, 2018
Jean-Luc ColomboMedium gold colour, quite deeply coloured. Vanilla, peach, apricot and cashew aromas, the fruit is ripe and the oak gives [...]September 7, 2018
La Roche BuissièreOrganic since 1980, 300 to 450m altitude. No sulphur except at bottling, and even then, very low. So unsurprisingly it’s [...]September 7, 2018
Le Vieux Donjon

Lovely harmonious nose, detailed berry fruits and an underlying dry herbal element. Medium to full …

September 20, 2018

3rd vintage of this cuvée, 15-year-old vines on gravelly soils, 95% Syrah, 5% Grenache. High-toned …

September 10, 2018
Mas de Cynanque

Honeyed and nutty on the nose but with bright freshness. Cheeky touch of toasted hazelnut. …

January 20, 2018
Mount Langi GhiranVery dense and closed at the time of tasting, but already starting to show some lifted floral notes among the [...]August 9, 2018
St Jean du Barroux

Lavender, plum, damson, all lifted by a jot of VA. Full-bodied, mouthcoating fruit and fine, …

September 14, 2018
TannersMade by the Gonnet family of Font de Michelle in Châteauneuf. Appealing bright raspberry fruits, some herbal detail. Medium-bodied, juicy [...]September 7, 2018
Vilmart et Cie

Disgorged June 2017. 45-year-old vines, family owned since 1890. 10 months in 228l oak barrels, …

May 25, 2018
Vilmart et Cie

Disgorged December 2016. 55-year-old vines, family owned since 1890. 10 months in 228l oak barrels, …

May 26, 2018