L'Aventure Optimus 2010
Stephen Tanzer 92 "(55% syrah, 27% cabernet sauvignon and 18% petit verdot; 15.8% alcohol) Inky purple. Ripe dark berry and cherry aromas are complicated by musky underbrush and anise. Round, juicy blackberry and cassis flavors stain the palate, with juicy acidity providing verve. Becomes spicier

L'Aventure Cote A Cote GSM 2008
"40% Grenache, 40% Syrah, 20% Mourvedre – 15.9% alc - features tea and tobacco leaf, garrigue, and jambon in the nose, as well as blueberries and pencil shavings. The mouth is full of spicy berries, licorice, and red currants. This wine is impeccably integrated." ~winery notes

L'Aventure Optimus 2009
90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90 "The 2009 Optimus Estate flows from the glass with masses of dark fruit, tar, smoke and licorice. It boasts a highly attractive, juicy personality and tons of harmony, in a style that can be best described as a baby version of the Estate Cuvee bottling. In 2009 the blend is 50%

L'Aventure Cote A Cote GSM 2007
95  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 95 "Another blockbuster and decadently rich, extravagant expression of winemaking is the 2007 Cote a Cote, a blend of 40% Grenache, 40% Mourvedre, and 20% Syrah. An incredible wine, it tips the scales at 15.9% alcohol but is loaded with melted licorice, black currant fruit, sweet,

L'Aventure Optimus 2008
90  Robert Parker 
Robert Parker 90 "The 2008 Optimus, a blend of 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Syrah, and 24% Petit Verdot, plays it close to the vest. Graphite, espresso, chocolate, and black currant notes slowly emerge from the glass of this dense ruby/purple-colored wine. In the mouth, it is an elegant,

L'Aventure Estate Cuvee 2009
94  Robert Parker 
 Robert Parker 94+ "The 2009 Estate Cuvee is a dark, seamless red. Layers of black fruit, roasted coffee beans and licorice wrap around the palate in this textured, explosive wine. The Estate Cuvee possesses dazzling aromatics and plenty of nuance, even if it is a touch reserved today. All of the