special: empire wine - top monthly picks june 2017
18cFrance » Beaujolais
"Made in the Methode Champenoise by Gilles Gelin from Domaine des Nugues in Beaujolais. The fruit comes off of the Cru’s of Morgon and Fleurie
12eSpain » Catalunya
Vinous 90 "Juicy, focused and lithe on the palate, offering appealingly sweet boysenberry and cherry flavors that deepen steadily through the back half. Shows strong intensity and
"Dark lychee color. Fresh aromas with scents of anise and green apple. On the palate, the attack has sour notes of green apple, a fruity
Vinous Media 91 "Silver-tinged straw. Fresh citrus fruits, melon, quinine and pungent flowers on the assertively perfumed nose. Seamless and incisive in the mouth, showing very
Wine Enthusiast 86 Light aromas of lemon peel, yellow pear and lemongrass make this an appealing option for pairing with Asian food of all kinds. The
Wine Spectator 90 "Plum and boysenberry flavors are ripe and juicy in this plump red. Notes of tar and mineral impart a savory aspect, while firm
"Aromas of dried mushroom, berry and oyster shell follow through to a full body, with round tannins and a long and intense. Lovely soft texture.
Stephen Tanzer 90 "Medium yellow. Slightly high-toned aromas of yellow apple, dried fruits, nuts and spices. Dry and chewy in the mouth, with a pronounced phenolic
The Wine Advocate 90 "The 2009 Orben is unashamedly modern-styled, a little international, displaying notes of smoke and peat only the very best oak barrels are
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