Wine Enthusiast 90 “Free of restrictive appellation contrôlée regulations, Chapoutier's Australian team blends 85% Viognier and 15% Marsanne in this intense, concentrated white. Yellow plums and grilled pineapple notes aren't exceeding complex, but offer plenty of enjoyment, finishing ripe, rich
Wine Enthusiast 95 Editor's Choice "This new take on Ovum's Memorista cuvée—the winery's flagship—is its ripest Riesling. It was fermented in a thousand-liter Austrian cask, with a small percentage of botrytized fruit. It's almost liquorous, with botanical elements that accents its lime, candied
"Franz Gojer is a master of Schiava (or Vernatsch as it is called locally) and Lagrein. Schiava, which finds its home in the northern reaches of the Alto Adige, is about as far from the mainstream as you can get, but is a truly unique and vibrant example of the best that this mountainous region can
Vinous Media 91 "The 2017 Saint-Bris Exogyra Virgula is matured in stainless steel without any bâtonnage and has the signature jarring, slightly oxidative bouquet that you will either love or hate (I love it). It electrifies the senses with captivating scents of white asparagus, green apple,
100% Barbera del Monferrato Frizzante is fragrant on the nose, explosive and winey, with intense hints of red fruit and sour cherry. Extraordinarily lively and fresh, with good body and a soft texture. This goes well with cold meat, pasta dishes, and spicy stews.
“Le Temps est Venu, ‘the time has come’ for an adventure farther south, with old-vine Grenache, limestone slopes, the Mistral wind, and the Mediterranean climate that are so different from my home. Only the Rhône River and my passion join these lands. The time has come to share my new story with
Wine Advocate 91 "The 2016 Weon Carignan ("weon" is a basic slang word that is used for almost everything in Chile, mostly equivalent to "mate") is produced with a field blend in Loncomilla where most of the plants are Cariñena, but there is also some País. It had a soft vinification in lagar
Vinous Media 93 "The 2015 Kepos brings together so many of the elements that make these wine so appealing. Deceptive in its mid-weight structure, the 2015 is quite powerful and intense. A range of floral/savory notes domineates, while the fruit appears to lie in background. Dried herb, tobacco,