special: wines by kermit lynch
18cFrance » Bugey Cerdon
Robert Parker 90 "This cuvee may qualify as the 'wine bargain of the year.' A Champagne-like sparkling rose from the largely forgotten area of Bugey (which
Vinous Media 91 "Golden-tinged straw. Beeswax and white stone fruit on the perfumed, very floral nose. Vibrant acidity provides noteworthy clarity and cut to the apple,
A ripe, expressive Brouilly with wonderful sweet fruit expression - ripe cherry, figs, savory herbs and dried flowers. Intense, firm tannin structure and very long
" The Lapierre estate has come out with this new Beaujolais from fruit purchased in the village of Juliénas. While we're long fans of their
Sweet, ripe, and dense,” “roasted notes from the oak,” and “black fruit jam” are some tasting-note descriptors about Saint Joseph found online within
Wine Advocate 91 A smokin’ southern Rhone is the 2014 Côtes du Rhône la Sierra du Sud, which is 100% Syrah, from 15- to 35-year-old vines,
There is a freshness and purity, finesse and complexity in the Lascaux wines that is rare in this wild landscape. The consistency of the winemaking,
Wine Advocate 91 "The 2014 Fleurie les Moriers has a wonderful, floral bouquet with wilted rose petals and violets infusing the pure red berry fruit that
35% Niellucciu, 35% Grenache, 15% Sciacarellu, 15% Syrah All grapes picked by hand. Fermentation lasts 15 days to 3 weeks, then the grapes are pressed. Wine
Vinous Media 91 "Fantino's 2014 Barbera d'Alba emerges from 70 year-old vines in the heart of Dardi. Sweet red cherry, plum and smoke are some of
Fresh aromas of white flowers, lemon-lime blossoms and lychee. It has mouthwatering acidity, light to medium bodied with wonderful floral notes in the palate. "Boxler’s Edelzwicker
As tradiitrional as it gets for Muscadet from coastal Loire Valley. Great stony minerality and flavors of herbs and lemon peel with notes of salinity
In 1992, the Ravaille brothers (Xavier, Pierre, and Jean-Marc) joined forces to plant a vineyard in what has traditionally been land dominated by sheep farming
I recall many years ago when Marcel Lapierre pulled me aside and asked if I thought Kermit and our clients would like his new “petit
“This cuvée comes from the vines of Beaumont-en-Véron, to which we add, according to the vintages, the wines of gout and press of the alluvial
The nose starts with enchanting fruit and floral aromas, but quickly gives room to a more typical Cabernet Franc: autumn leaves, green peppers, and earthiness.
Wine Advocate 90 "I loved the white from Mas Champart and the 2014 Saint Chinian Blanc is a mix of Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Marsanne, Bourboulenc,
"The Champalou’s dry and off-dry Vouvrays have become among the most frequently seen on the American restaurant list, and no wonder, given both their phenomenal
" Deep ruby in colour. Aromas of blackcurrant, blackberry and prune. Fresh finish with mint and vanilla. A classic expression of Cahors in the South
Wine Advocate 90 "From one of my favorite producers, the 2014 Saint Chinian Causse de Bousquet comes from tiny yields and checks in as a blend
An honest Gamay from 110+ yr old vines. The weight of a well-made Morgon Cru embodied with full black raspberry, cherry fruit and structured tannins.
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