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Quinta do Noval

Cedro do Noval VR Duriense 2016

Vinho Regional Duriense

Charm and accessibility in an authentically Douro style. Named after the emblematic cedar tree that dominates the terrace of Quinta do Noval, Cedro do Noval is an authentic expression of the Douro. Principally made up of classic Portuguese varieties, it also contains a proportion of Syrah, which rounds out the fruit and gives the wine enormous charm and accessibility.

James Suckling “Brambly, leafy aromas with red berries on offer. The palate has a smooth delivery of fresh dark berries and plums. A juicy, smooth and even run to the fresh and…

Wine Spectator “Cherry and boysenberry notes are interwoven with floral, cassis and cedar details in this elegant, concentrated red, with mineral elements lingering into the plush finish. Touriga Franca, Syrah, Touriga Franca,…

E. Guigal

Hermitage 2016

Hermitage

Hermitage is one of France’s most spectacular and famous appellations, producing small quantities of extraordinarily intense and ageworthy red wine and tiny amounts of dry white. The entire vineyard consists of 309 acres planted on a single granite hillside on the banks of the Rhône. The Hermitage Rouge is the example of a racy wine, that manages to remain seductive.

Vinous Media "Saturated ruby color. Displays expansive aromas of fresh blueberry, cherry, incense and candied flowers. A subtle olive nuance builds with air. Juicy, youthfully chewy and deeply concentrated, offering smoke-tinged dark…

Errázuriz

MAX Pinot Noir 2019

Aconcagua Costa

Hailing from a daring planting nearly 15 years ago of vineyards fewer than ten miles from the Pacific Ocean, MAX Pinot Noir is a stunning expression of Pinot Noir that we believe makes it one of the highest quality, most interesting, and most original Pinot Noirs available at its price from anywhere in the world.

James Suckling “This has a swathe of fresh, spicy French oak, making an impressively complex impression on the nose with plenty of fragrant, red florals and cherries. The palate has a very…

E. Guigal

Côtes du Rhône Rouge 2017

Cotes du Rhone

Given that this particular wine can be the introduction to the entire Rhône Valley for a drinker, as well as the position they occupy in the Rhône, it is not enough for the Guigals to make a good Côtes du Rhône. They are relentlessly driven to produce a distinctive and outstanding wine that drives interest in exploring the entirety of the Rhône.

Vinous Media "Saturated ruby. Ripe black raspberry and cherry aromas are complicated by suggestions of cracked pepper, allspice and pungent flowers. Supple, appealingly sweet red and blue fruit preserve flavors gain energy…

E. Guigal

Crozes-Hermitage 2017

Crozes-Hermitage

Crozes-Hermitage can be considered the gateway to the red and white wines of the Northern Rhône Valley. The reds, which are the majority of production, have wonderful warm flavors of red and black fruit, and typical Syrah pepper, spice and savory notes.

Wine Advocate "Marked by scents of cracked pepper and ripe cherries, the 2017 Crozes Hermitage is more concentrated and textured than the 2016. Medium to full-bodied, it finishes velvety, with hints of…

Vinous Media "Bright violet. Spice-tinged blackberry, cherry, pungent flowers and a hint of succulent herbs on the perfumed nose. Smooth and energetic on the palate, offering juicy dark berry flavors that show…

E. Guigal

Saint-Joseph 2017

Saint-Joseph

Saint-Joseph today is one of the most exciting appellations in the Rhone Valley, and dare we say all of France. The work by leading producers such as Guigal, energy from young growers, and recognition (really, re-discovery) of sites capable of making wines of extraordinary depth and complexity; of the same family as its famous neighbor in Hermitage, but with a distinct suppleness and elegance.

Vinous Media "Opaque ruby. Ripe black and blue fruits, olive, black pepper and a peony note on the highly perfumed nose. Palate-caressing blackberry, cherry and spicecake flavors display fine detail and deepen…

Domaine Chanson

Savigny-Les-Beaune 1er Cru Hauts Marconnets 2018

Savigny-Les-Beaune, Burgundy

White wines are very unusual in Savigny-Les-Beaune. The vineyards mainly produce red wines. However, Chanson decided to plant Chardonnay here too because of the particular nature of the soil. The wine shows aromas of exotic fruit mixed with floral fragrances.

Domaine Chanson

Beaune Clos due Roi 1er Cru 2018

Beaune, Burgundy

The vineyard of “Clos du Roi” is located below “Les Marconnets” on a fold in the hill. Chanson owns around 7.5 acres (approximately 35% of the total vineyard area). 2/3 of Chanson’s vines are planted with Pinot Noir. The plot is low on the slope and known to produce elegant, stylish wines for relatively easy drinking.

Vinous Media "The 2018 Beaune Clos du Roi 1er Cru has a tight but nicely focused bouquet with scents of blackberry, boysenberry, wild hedgerow and light pressed iris. I like the vigor…

Domaine Chanson

Savigny-Dominode 1er Cru 2018

Savigny-Les-Beaune, Burgundy

There are no revidews for this wine, yet.

Domaine Chanson

Beaune Clos des Fèves 1er Cru 2018

Beaune, Burgundy

Burghound (90-92) "A background touch of wood surrounds notably ripe and openly floral-suffused aromas of mainly dark berry liqueur-like scents. The delicious and intense middle weight flavors possess a slightly finer mouthfeel…

Vinous Media "The 2018 Beaune Clos des Fèves 1er Cru offers a mixture of red and black fruit on the pretty, well-defined nose, which shows more Pinoté than its peers. The palate…

Wine Enthusiast "A background touch of wood surrounds notably ripe and openly floral-suffused aromas of mainly dark berry liqueur-like scents. The delicious and intense middle weight flavors possess a slightly finer mouthfeel…

Domaine Chanson

Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Les Vergelesses 2018

Pernand-Vergelesses, Burgundy

Wine Enthusiast "The color is opaque, and the gently oaky and very ripe nose is composed of cassis and black cherry liqueur. I like the sense of underlying tension to the well-detailed…

Domaine Chanson

Gevrey-Chambertin La Perriere 1er Cru 2018

Gevrey-Chambertin, Burgundy

Wine Enthusiast "A complex if not especially elegant nose combines notes of plum, dark currant, violet and a hint of wood influence. The succulent, rich and appealingly energetic flavors possess fine volume…

Domaine Chanson

Beaune Clos des Mouches Blanc 1er Cru 2018

Beaune, Burgundy

Burghound "A smoky nose of petrol, pear and apple leads to more finely textured and more vibrant lightly stony flavors that also possess better overall depth and persistence. This delicious and…

Vinous Media "The 2018 Beaune Clos des Mouches Blanc 1er Cru offers jasmine and honeysuckle on the nose, one of the best-defined of Chanson’s whites and displaying good intensity. The palate is…

Domaine Chanson

Pernand-Vergelesses 1er Cru Les Caradeux 2018

Pernand-Vergelesses, Burgundy

Burghound "More pleasant are the very rich, succulent, indeed even opulent, medium weight flavors that possess excellent intensity where the plush texture contrasts considerably with the austere, serious and slightly warm…

Vinous Media "The 2018 Pernand-Vergelesses Les Caradeux 1er Cru offers cold stone and Granny Smith apple notes on a nose [...] The palate is well balanced with a crisp line of acidity…

Domaine Chanson

Chassagne-Montrachet 1er Cru Les Chenevottes 2018

Chassagne-Montrachet, Burgundy

Burghound "A more complex nose is composed by notes of petrol, resin, apple, citrus and a subtle hint of wood. The sleek but solidly concentrated middle weight plus flavors brim with…

Domaine Chanson

Le Bourgogne Chardonnay 2018

Burgundy

This serious Bourgogne Blanc is pale gold in color with intense aromas of citrus fruit, green almond and an underlying minerality. On the palate, it is well-balanced, with very pure fruit and a racy acidity. The finish is refreshing. It's perfect with charcuterie, pâté and goat cheese.

There are no revidews for this wine, yet.

Quinta do Noval

Cedro do Noval VR Duriense 2017

Vinho Regional Duriense

Charm and accessibility in an authentically Douro style. Named after the emblematic cedar tree that dominates the terrace of Quinta do Noval, Cedro do Noval is an authentic expression of the Douro. Principally made up of classic Portuguese varieties, it also contains a proportion of Syrah, which rounds out the fruit and gives the wine enormous charm and accessibility.

Wine Advocate "Fresh, silky and subtly concentrated, this shows its essence of fruit on the tongue. The Syrah has a small influence, but this is not gamey. It is another red that…

Ornellaia

Ornellaia Bianco 2017

IGT Toscana

Ornellaia Bianco is Italy's most ambitious white wine. It is a result of the Estate’s desire to translate the exceptional properties of its terroir not only into red wines, but also into this magnificent white.

Wine Advocate "The previous vintage of this wine was made soley with Sauvignon Blanc, but as expected, the Ornellaia 2017 Ornellaia Bianco sees a small percentage of Viognier added to the blend.…

Poggio al Tufo

Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Toscana IGT

There are no revidews for this wine, yet.