"a knockout value and this crowd pleaser should not be missed"
"The 2012 Château Pesquié Côtes du Ventoux Le Paradou is an awesome value! Made from 100% Grenache (75-year-old vines) and aged 7 months in concrete tank, it offers up a naked expression of Grenache with meaty black cherry, pepper, dried Provencal herbs, and earth all soaring from the glass. Medium to full-bodied, brilliantly pure, and fresh, it has enough tannin to allow it to evolve gracefully for 3-4 years. It’s a knockout value and this crowd pleaser should not be missed!"
—Jeb Dunnuck, The Rhone Report 90 Points
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Wine Advocate 88-90 "The 2017 Vin de France Le Paradou Grenache was tasted as the final blend from tank, with bottling scheduled for July. This medium to full-bodied wine is loaded with dusty black cherries. Round, ample and ripe, it's even a bit chocolaty-rich but remains very smashable. Half of