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
Wine Spectator 91 "Peach, quince and lime flavors mingle with ginger, briny and mineral notes in this savory white. Mouthwatering acidity gives this energy and drive. Firm and focused. Drink now through 2020. 2,000 cases made." "An intense and complex nose of ripe fruits, lime, fennel and mint.
James Suckling 92 "A rustic and curious cabernet with dried tobacco, bark and cloves. Medium body, light velvety tannins and a flavorful finish." Savory and richly spiced, this complex red offers open-textured flavors of cherry, sandalwood and roasted plum. Unctuous and creamy midpalate.
James Suckling 94 "Super fresh and gently reductive young black cherry fruits, with a sappy edge, too. Give this some air. The palate has a smooth, deeply flavorsome style. Cassis and cherry fruits hold pure. Drink now."~J.S. " Rayos Uva is Olivier's version of a Bourgongne Rouge sourced from
John Gilman 91 "The 2015 Jour de Soif bottling of Bourgueil from Pierre Gauthier is a fine follow-up to the lovely 2014 version, offering up a ripe and vibrant bouquet of red and black cherries, tree bark, cigar smoke, dark soil tones, a touch of raw cocoa and some tobacco leaf in the upper